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Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in an attack in Mafa in Borno state; the al Qaeda-linked terror group had sent fliers warning of the attack, but when the attack came, soldiers guarding the village fled. Boko Haram has killed over 330 people already this year. An observer group said that despite a government counteroffensive and an estimated 3,600 casualties caused by Boko Haram in Nigeria's northwest since 2011, the insurgency has not been curtailed.