Army: 74 Militants Killed in Nigerian Attack

New clashes are reported in northeastern Nigeria, where militants raided a state capital late Thursday. Meantime, the army says it killed more than 70 militants in a different location.

The region is the center of the Boko Haram insurgency, blamed for thousands of deaths over the past four years.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters entered the town of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state, late afternoon Thursday, and, according to Nigerian newspapers, attacked police and security buildings.

Police …