Nigeria's army launches month-long operation to stem deadly ethnic violence

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Published on 19 Apr 2017 View Original

The army will also offer humanitarian aid to the region including medical support

ABUJA, April 19 (Reuters) - The Nigerian army on Wednesday launched a month-long operation to reduce violence in the centre of the country, as ethnically charged fighting pressures a government already tackling Boko Haram in the northeast and militants in the oil-rich south.

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