Dangerous Places

Nigerian Sect Targets Security Forces, Non-Muslim Civilians

“Islamic militants in Nigeria belonging to the Boko Haram group are being blamed for a series of attacks in the city of Maiduguri including bombings on Sunday and Monday that killed at least 28 people.

Boko Haram began in 2004 as a gathering of fundamentalist, middle-class university students united behind the meaning of the group’s name, which in the Hausa language means “Western education is sinful.””

Source: Nigerian Sect Targets Security Forces, Non-Muslim Civilians | Africa | English

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