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Nigerian Army Ousts Boko Haram Terrorist Group From Last Stronghold - President

© AP Photo / Ben CurtisMuhammadu Buhari
Muhammadu Buhari - Sputnik International
The Nigerian army ousted the Boko Haram terrorist group from its last stronghold in the northeastern part of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday.

Nigerien soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015 - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The president added that the efforts should be intensified to find and free the missing girls from a boarding school in the northeastern town of Chibok kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.

"I was told by the Chief of Army Staff that the Camp fell at about 1:35pm on Friday, December 22, and that the terrorists are on the run, and no longer have a place to hide," the president said in a statement published in the Premium Times Nigeria news outlet.

The Boko Haram extremist group began large-scale attacks in northeastern Nigeria in 2009. The extremist group has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist organization, outlawed in Russia and many other countries.

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