Nigeria Boko Haram: Search stepped up for 110 kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigeria Boko Haram: Search stepped up for 110 kidnapped schoolgirls
 

Nigeria has deployed extra troops and planes to search for 110 schoolgirls believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram militants last week.
The girls went missing after jihadists stormed their school in the town of Dapchi in the north-eastern Yobe state on 19 February.
President Muhammadu Buhari said it was a "national disaster" and apologised to the girls' families.
The attack has revived memories of the Chibok schoolgirl abduction in 2014.
Anger has been growing among the girls' parents amid reports that soldiers had been withdrawn from key checkpoints in Dapchi last month.
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26 February 2018 in World News, Views: 75
Source: BBC
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