Site of girls' abduction hit again

12 Nigeria troops reported killed in fight with extremists

Posted: May 15, 2014 at 5:47 a.m.

A vendor sells newspapers Wednesday carrying articles about the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls who remain in the hands of Boko Haram extremists.

Islamic militants again attacked the remote Nigerian town from which nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped, Nigeria's military said Wednesday, resulting in a firefight that killed 12 soldiers and led angry troops to fire on a commanding officer.

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