Dapchi kidnappings: Nigeria families' heartbreak and despair

Dapchi kidnappings: Nigeria families' heartbreak and despair
 

It's 10 days since 110 students were kidnapped from a girls' secondary school in Dapchi by Islamist militants from Boko Haram. The BBC's Nigeria reporter Stephanie Hegarty went to the northern town to visit the school and meet families of those missing children.
The grounds of the boarding school in Dapchi town are eerily quiet. Instead of the high-pitched chatter of 900 schoolgirls, there's only the bleating of goats as they wander through empty classrooms.
Thirteen-year-old Fatima Awaal is walking down the dusty path. She walks past a littering of rubber sandals, lost by girls as they ran... read more

 
1 March 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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