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At least 22 dead in central Nigeria attack

At least 22 people were killed in a raid in restive central Nigeria on Thursday, locals said, in the second such attack in the area this week. Gunmen opened fire in the predominantly Muslim village of Mavo in the Wase local government area of Plateau state at about 2:00 am (0100 GMT) in an apparent warning, witnesses said. Security forces in the area went to investigate and the gunmen returned in the early afternoon, shooting villagers and burning houses.

Gunmen kill 11 in Nigeria village attack

Police in Nigeria's Adamawa State on Saturday confirmed reports that a total of 11 people were killed when an uncertain number of gunmen invaded a village in the country's northeastern stateState police spokesperson Mohammed Ibrahim disclosed this to Xinhua in Yola, the state capital, saying 11 people were so far confirmed killed by the police in the incident that took place in Midlu village in Madagali Local Government area.A local security source however said the attack took place in the early morning of Saturday around 2 a.m, local time.

Gunmen kill 11 in Nigeria village attack

Police in Nigeria's Adamawa State on Saturday confirmed reports that a total of 11 people were killed when an uncertain number of gunmen invaded a village in the country's northeastern stateState police spokesperson Mohammed Ibrahim disclosed this to Xinhua in Yola, the state capital, saying 11 people were so far confirmed killed by the police in the incident that took place in Midlu village in Madagali Local Government area.A local security source however said the attack took place in the early morning of Saturday around 2 a.m, local time.

Nigeria says slain doctors were N. Koreans

Three doctors killed in a knife attack in northeastern Nigeria on Sunday were North Koreans, police and the state government said, after earlier confusion over the victims' nationalities. "The three men were from North Korea and not South Korea," Yobe state police commissioner Sanusi Rufa'i told AFP of the attack in the restive city of Potiskum. "They were doctors working in Potiskum on behalf of the state government."
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