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10 reported dead in attacks blamed on Boko Haram

By Aminu Abubakak, for CNN
updated 6:25 PM EDT, Sat June 21, 2014

KANO, Nigeria (CNN) -- Boko Haram militants are suspected of raids on two villages in northeast Nigeria where 10 people were killed Saturday, residents and community leaders said.

"We have picked up 10 corpses with bullet wounds," said Enoch Mark, a Christian priest in nearby Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped and remain missing.

Mark said military jets dropped bombs on the attackers.

According to witness accounts, there could be more bodies, but Mark said people were waiting for "things to calm down" in the villages of Tsaha and Kwaranglum before venturing into the area.

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