• Boko Haram seized 300 children in second 2014 school attack – Locals

    Boko Haram seized 300 children in second 2014 school attack – Locals

    Boko Haram seized hundreds of children from a remote town in northeast Nigeria in late 2014 but initial calls to report the kidnapping were ignored with locals fearful of the government’s response, residents told AFP on Wednesday.

    A local government administrator, a local chief, another elder and a resident all said some 300 children were among the 500 girls, boys and women taken from Damasak on Monday November 24, 2014.

    The numbers involved surpass even the 276 schoolgirls who were taken from […]