MAIDUGURI, Nigeria | Niger says days of raids kill 280 Boko Haram extremists

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—Jan 03, 2019  —Niger’s defense ministry says several days of raids have killed more than 280 Boko Haram extremists near the border with Nigeria.

The statement says the land and air raids began on Dec. 28, with more than 200 extremists killed in airstrikes.

Nigeria in November held an urgent meeting with neighbors about what it called an extremist resurgence fueled by the new use of drones.

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