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Reprisal Attacks in Nigeria’s Zamfara State Kill 200 Civilians

HeadlineJan 10, 2022

In Nigeria, some 200 people were killed in the northwestern state of Zamfara last week following a series of reprisal attacks by armed bandits whose hideouts were targeted by military airstrikes. Armed gunmen stormed over a dozen villages in the region, shooting at residents, looting and burning their homes. An estimated 10,000 people were displaced, while others are still missing.

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