Islamic State Group In Nigeria Reportedly Executes Christian Hostages – AuthenticAfrican

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Nigerian soldiers on patrol in October, after gunmen suspected of belonging to the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group raided the village of Tungushe, killing a soldier and three residents.

ISIS claims the executions were in retaliation for the killings of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his spokesman earlier this year, according to Agence France-Presse.

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