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Nigeria's army says arrests leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru

LAGOS - Nigeria's army said on Monday it had arrested the leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru, a splinter faction of Boko Haram that has been accused of kidnapping and killing Westerners.
In 2012 the US State Department named Ansaru leader Khalid al-Barnawi one of three Nigerian militants blacklisted for ties to Boko Haram and al-Qaida's north African wing.
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