Nigerian soldiers sent to fight Boko Haram revolt against commanders

Nigerian soldiers sent to fight Boko Haram revolt against commanders

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ABUJA, NIGERIA — As insurgents fired rockets into a busy marketplace in Nigeria’s northeast Saturday, killing as many as 31 people, the military’s control and composure in the volatile region continued to unspool.The army has spent recent days trying to defuse a budding mutiny in its ranks; it relocated a general after soldiers revolted and fired on their superior inside the barracks. The rebellious soldiers, already angry that they don’t have the necessary equipment to fight Boko Haram militants, blamed the general for unpopular orders that led to troops being ambushed and killed, a source close to the situation told the Star.VIDEO: Survivor recalls 2011 Boko Haram abduction

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