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Newsline: British and US embassies targeted in Nigeria’s terror plot

Terror group Boko Haram had aimed to attack the UK ans US embassies in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja. Nigerian security forces revealed the prevented the ISIS-linked militants from carrying out deadly assaults on the foreign offices. The Department of State Services said five suspects have now been arrested over the plot. DSS official Tony Opuiyo said the alleged Boko Haram members were based in Benue State and the Federal Capital Territory between March 25 and 26. He said in a statement: “The group had perfected plans to attack the UK and American Embassies and other western interests in Abuja.”

http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/604973/british-us-embassy-abuja-nigeria-terror-attack-boko-haram-prevented-lagos

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