Nigeria Says 9 Killed in Clash Between Security, Boko Haram

Nigerian officials say nine suspected members of militant group Boko Haram were killed Friday in a gunbattle with security agents.

The state security force says several other people were wounded in the early morning clash, which happened in the capital, Abuja, at an unfinished home in a community for Nigerian lawmakers.

Spokeswoman Marilyn Ogar says two captured Boko Haram members had told agents about a buried stash of weapons at the site.

“And so a joint security team had to proceed …