Suspected Islamists have killed at least 10 people in an attack on a village less than three miles from Chibok - the scene of a mass abduction of over 200 school girls in April, survivors told Reuters.
Insurgents also killed seven soldiers in the village of Goniri, Yobe state, on Friday, a security source told the news agency.
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