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Caught between roadblocks, they were sitting ducks for Boko Haram massacre

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Fatima Babagana hoped to become a top broadcaster in Nigeria. The 19-year-old had started a political science degree after a diploma in mass communications. She told everyone she was passionate about becoming a journalist.Her dreams came to an abrupt end on Sunday night in Nigeria's insurgency-hit Borno State.The University of Maiduguri student was one of at least 30 people killed when militants set fire on stranded travelers caught in a roadblock in the remote village of Auno village. Most of them were asleep in their vehicles at the checkpoint when the attackers ambushed them, according to Babagana's uncle.Babagana had hitched a ride from Maiduguri with her uncle and his friend on Sunday. Her uncle told CNN that he was ...
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