Boko Haram Claims Schoolgirl Abductions


The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls last month and threatens to sell them.

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    Deutsche Welle, 5 May 2014

    Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for kidnapping more than 200 teenage schoolgirls and is threatening to sell them. The girls have been held for three weeks. read more »

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