Militants “Boko Haram” kidnapped 22 girls in northeast Nigeria

Civilians in the camp who fled from areas where the Boko Haram

Islamists from the group Boko Haram kidnapped the 22 girls in the North-East of Nigeria, the Guardian writes.

Militants carried out two raids. During the first attack on Thursday, March 30, jihadists raided the village of Pulka near the border with Cameroon, where it abducted 18 girls. They rushed to the village early in the morning for pickups, grabbed 14 girls later took four from among those who hid from the terrorists in the bushes.

During the RAID nobody was injured or killed. Local residents have suggested that the rebels take abducted girls to be married.

During the second incursion in the village of Dumba lake Chad, the jihadists slaughtered the shepherd who tried to escape, refusing to pay tribute. The terrorists caught up with the victim on motorcycles and killed, and then took four women from the family of this man.

Boko Haram, founded in 2002, operates mainly in the territory of Nigeria. Supporters group in favor of the introduction in the country of Sharia law and the fight against Western influence.

In April 2015 she changed her name to “West African province of the Islamic state.” This was done after the organization’s leader, Abubakar Shekau has sworn allegiance to ISIS.

“Islamic state” included in Russia’s list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.