Boko Haram Threatens to Kidnap More Young Women
Three weeks after kidnapping hundreds of girls from a school in northern Nigeria, the terrorist group Boko Haram is threatening to attack more schools and abduct more young women.
“There is a market for selling humans,” Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said Monday in a video obtained by Agence France-Presse. “Allah says I should sell. He commands me to sell. I will sell women. I sell women.”
U.S. intelligence officials are working with Nigerian authorities to help locate the girls.
“(The U.S.) will do everything possible to support the Nigerian government to return these young women to their homes and to hold the perpetrators to justice,” Secretary of State John Kerry vowed.
The news comes as international pressure mounts to rescue the girls, with protests flooding social media and the streets of U.S. Cities.
“These girls are rare. They’re heroes,” freelance journalist…
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