Boko Haram said to have kidnapped 20 women

Jun 10, 2014, 5:14 AM EDT
Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted at least 20 women close to where 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in northern Nigeria, eyewitnesses say.
Aburashid Abikar / AFP

Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted at least 20 women close to where 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in northern Nigeria, eyewitnesses say. The women were loaded onto vans at gunpoint and driven away to an unknown location in Borno state, they add. The army has not commented on the incident, which occurred on the nomadic Garkin Fulani settlement on Thursday.
Background:
Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: '20 women abducted' in north [BBC]
Boko Haram kidnaps more women near Chibok, reports say [The Guardian]

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