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Police and military units deployed in force in Kaduna after a curfew was imposed in the city. The curfew was put in place after violence erupted in the wake of Boko Haram suicide attacks on churches on Sunday.
Boko Haram killed 48 people in yesterday's suicide attacks on churches in Kaduna and Zaria. The terror group claimed credit for the attacks, calling them a "victory against Christian Churches in Kaduna and Zaria which led to the deaths of many Christians and security operatives."
Soldiers killed four Boko Haram fighters during a raid on a safe house in Kano. The Boko Haram members produced propaganda, including pamphlets and videos uploaded on YouTube.
Boko Haram claimed credit for yesterday's suicide attack in Jos and shootings in Biu. Boko Haram targeted churches in both attacks, killing eight people and wounding dozens more.
A suicide car bombing outside a Christian church in Jos killed at least five people and wounded dozens more. Gunmen attacked a church in Biu Town in Borno state, killing one worshiper and wounding several others. Boko Haram is suspected in both attacks.
Nineteen people were killed during fighting between security forces and Boko Haram in Maiduguri and Kano. The heaviest fighting took place in the neighborhood of Lawan Bukar in Maiduguri, where explosions were reported yesterday.