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At Least 90 Nigerian Schoolgirls Missing After Boko Haram Attack in Yobe

Added: 21.02.2018 19:11 | 17 views | 0 comments

More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls are believed to be missing after Boko Haram attacked a village in the northeastern state of Yobe, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday. The disappearances would be one of the largest mass abductions since the Islamist insurgent group took more than 270 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in 2014 in a case that drew widespread attention to the nine-year insurgency. The United Nations has called the ongoing crisis one of the worst humanitarian issues in the world. President Muhammadu Buhari sent his foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday to Yobe to investigate the situation, according to INformation Minister Lai Mohammed, who was also headed to Yobe. The...

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