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Nigeria Army Probes Boko Haram Assaults That Are Recent

Nigeria Army Probes Boko Haram Assaults That Are Recent

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it's started a probe into recent Naija Community strikes by Boko Haram militants which claimed dozens of lives of lives near Maiduguri, capital of northeast Borno state.

At least 85 people died when insurgents torched a hamlet on January 30 and stormed, the jihadist group had been mostly conquered by the 3rd assault in four days.

"The recent unfortunate assaults by Boko Haram terrorists today news on Naija communities close to Maiduguri, despite our successes, call for worry," the military said.

"The Nigerian Army has already commenced investigation into the assaults... All cases of indiscipline and relevant actions of misconduct including human rights abuse in the operations is likely to be tried by the Special Court Martial," said the statement said, without clarifying what latest Naija news for today the probe was investigating.

Tens of thousands of individuals have fled their homes near Maiduguri for the capital and several are afraid to return, despite government guarantees of the safety, after the recent strikes.

Buhari in December claimed that Nigeria had mostly won the fight against Boko Haram, but since the militants have killed dozens in suicide attacks and raids, including across the border in Cameroon.

Rights group Amnesty International Nigerian Women For Marriage has also accused the military itself of committing war crimes and possible crimes against humanity in the span of its own operations against the group.

Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee current news Naija their homes since the start of its insurgency in 2009.