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** FILE ** A doctor attends to a student from Government Secondary School in Mamudo, at the Potiskum General Hospital, Nigeria, following an attack by gunmen on Saturday July 6, 2013. Islamic militants attacked a boarding school before dawn Saturday, dousing a dormitory in fuel and lighting it ablaze as students slept, survivors said.  (AP Photo/Adamu Adamu)
Photo by: Adamu Adamu
** FILE ** A doctor attends to a student from Government Secondary School in Mamudo, at the Potiskum General Hospital, Nigeria, following an attack by gunmen on Saturday July 6, 2013. Islamic militants attacked a boarding school before dawn Saturday, dousing a dormitory in fuel and lighting it ablaze as students slept, survivors said. (AP Photo/Adamu Adamu)

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