|Extremists kill more than 100 in northeast Nigeria|
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria’s military, just 53 miles from the northeastern state capital of Maiduguri, a civil defense spokesman and a human rights advocate said Saturday.
Boko Haram wants to enforce an Islamic state in Nigeria though half the country’s population of 170 million is Christian.
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