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A woman who told Amnesty International that she was abused by the Nigerian army during its fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram. Photo: Reuters

Nigerian troops raped women rescued from Boko Haram: Amnesty

Nigerian soldiers and self-defence forces have raped women who were rescued from the Boko Haram extremist group, Amnesty International alleged in a new report on Thursday that Nigeria’s military swiftly dismissed as “false”.