Boko Haram Nigeria Nigerian girls Suicide Bomber
Improvised Bomb Detonated by Young Nigerian Girl and Suspected Captive of Boko Haram1/11/2015
A young Nigerian girl, said to be about the age of 10, killed 19 people and injured others. Attached to her body were explosives that wer...
A young Nigerian girl, said to be about the age of 10, killed 19 people and injured others. Attached to her body were explosives that were set off at a market in Maiduguri.
No group has made claims that the attack was theirs, but it is heavily suspected that the work was of Boko Haram. The terrorists have been fighting for an Islamic nation in Nigerian states: Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa, and have incited much violence and death.
The range of their terror has no cap and not only have these young girls been kidnapped, raped, threatened to be sold off in marriage, but their bodies are now being used to kill. What more has to happen to the girls who were kidnapped in April, the women and girls kidnapped in December, and the 40 boys who were abducted as well, before their lives become a priority? According to the U.S. Congressional Research Service Report, the terrorist group is responsible for at least 5,000 deaths and the trauma of 6 million Nigerians.
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