Monday, 9 June 2014

Boko Haram Abducts 20 Women Near Chibok – Reports


Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram have reportedly abducted about 20 women near Chibok, the Borno State community where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped on April 14.
The women, according to Bloomberg, a United States-based news agency, and The Guardian of London, were taken after the gunmen attacked a nomadic settlement known as Garkin Fulani at the weekend.

Bloomberg and The Guardian of London both quoted a member of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Alhaji Tar, as having said the women were herded into vehicles at gunpoint and driven off to an unknown location.

“We got the information that they went there and took away the women at the time none of the males were there,”   Tar said in the reports by the two news sources on Monday.

Culled from PUNCH


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