Nigeria farm violence: Military operation to combat gunmen begins

It's estimated that more than 2,000 people in the area have been killed by gunmen since 2011.

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    A major military operation has begun in northwest Nigeria to crack down on criminals who have been raiding villages.

    It's estimated that more than 2,000 people in the area have been killed by gunmen since 2011.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from north western Nigeria.


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