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Boko Haram kidnap more girls & boys in Nigeria

Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau is the suspected leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group,Boko Haram,
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Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys from villages in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said Tuesday.

Security forces denied the kidnappings. Nigeria's government and military have attracted widespread criticism for their slow response to the abductions of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped April 15.

There was no way to safely and independently confirm the report from Kummabza, 150 kilometres (95 miles) from Maiduguri, capital of Borno state and headquarters of a military state of emergency that has failed to curtail near-daily attacks by Boko Haram fighters.

Kummabza resident Aji Khalil said Tuesday the abductions took place Saturday in an attack in which four villagers were killed. Khalil is a member of one of the vigilante groups that have had some success in repelling Boko Haram attacks with primitive weapons.

A senior local councillor from the village's Damboa local government told The Associated Press that abductions had occurred but requested anonymity because he was not authorized to give information to reporters. He said elderly survivors of the attack had walked some 25 kilometres (15 miles) to the relative safety of other villages.

The Damboa council secretary, Modu Mustapha, said he could confirm or deny the abductions and directed a reporter to the council chairman, Alamin Mohammed, who did not answer phone calls or respond to text messages.

Boko Haram has been demanding the release of detained members in exchange for its hostages but President Goodluck Jonathan has said he will not consider a swap.

A strategy to rescue the girls appears to have reached an impasse. Nigeria's military has said it knows where they are but fears their abductors would kill them if any military action is taken.

This year, the Boko Haram insurgents have embarked on a two-pronged strategy _ bombing in cities and a scorched-earth policy in rural areas where they are devastating villages. Nigeria's capital, Abuja, the central city of Jos and the northeastern state capital of Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram, all have been bombed.

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  1. john posted on 06/24/2014 10:44 AM
    the solution to this problem ! sue aside boomers . got a village full of women who wanna kill themselves strap them with bombs . with remote charge hide in the bush . thay come steal the girls and BOOOOMMMMMM DEAD dead dumb bitches and dead women . do that a couple of time and that will be over in on time . problem solved .
  2. john posted on 06/24/2014 10:47 AM
    or we could make a fake village with landmines and snipers up in trees that could work too .
    1. RickC_1236 posted on 06/24/2014 11:00 AM
      @john If you don’t have something intelligent to say about this serious situation then keep your fingers off the key board ass-hat.
    2. john posted on 06/24/2014 11:09 AM
      @RickC_1236 get it thought your fucking thick head asshole . the only way u can talk to theses assholes is with valiance. u have to kill them off in order for them to stop doing what thay are doing . anybody with commonsense ( and sadly not to many people do ) that would be what u would have to do . it is bleeding hart liberal assholes like u are the reason why earth is turning to shit .
    3. john posted on 06/24/2014 11:28 AM
      @john the villagers where killed as the women where being taken away . u think for one second thay would see u and not put a bullet u are dreaming . thay would do it without braking a sweat . so stop calling me a ass hat when that saying gos . it takes one to know one .
  3. Michael Dus posted on 06/24/2014 02:25 PM
    #Iblis might disagree ...Men use the Qur'an for their own selfish needs ... they translate it to fulfill their wicked desires ... Allah has written that this is true ... #Islam came about at a time where Men were badly mistreating #widows #orphans & generally most all #females.

    In the #Koran Jesus is a #prophet as is #Noah #Abraham & AdamandEve but #Muhammad is #TheMessanger ... he cannot read & performs no miracles.

    #BokoHaram will roast in #HELL for his #BLASPHEMY on his false claim that he is doing wicked for Allah's pleasure ( 'Allah told him to sell the girls' )

    ...with that #bigstupidgrin on his face

    surely on #JudgementDay Iblis will prove his case against you and any who proclaim that you are not an #infidel although you claim to be Muslim

    BOKO HARAM AND HIS GANG ARE FAITHLESS WICKED MEN. #REPENT AND MAKE #ATONEMENT OR FACE YOUR JUDGEMENT IN HELL!

    #corruption #heroin #porkrinds #blackmarket #blooddiamond #nigerianpoliticians #nigerianmilitary #corruptUSarmygenerals #corruptioninthecourthouse #entertainmentindustry #moviemafia #satanicsexcult #westborobaptistchurch
    1. john posted on 06/24/2014 03:00 PM
      @Michael Dus Qur'an or not selfish or not . no excuse to treat women like shit . if she is not going to do what u whant her to do find another women simple as that .
    2. Karl Burgin posted on 06/24/2014 03:09 PM
      @john I've always suspected that Rob Ford is a Muslim. It explains why I and everyone that lives with me in Brampton drink the water he walks on. The reason he treats them like shit is because Rob has this huge overbite.
    3. Doug Ford posted on 06/24/2014 03:21 PM
      @Karl Burgin Friends, this must stop right now! After my brother Rob let his deviant sex life slip out a few months ago, everyone, even TV personalities, have been taking shots at him. This is just not fair.

      Rob is not a pervert, he has an eating disorder that is being addressed in rehab...he's eating lots of fish, oysters, yeasty stuff...every time he sees a pussy he gets a shock. Negative reinforced therapy we call it.

      Please, the man is sick, not a pervert...give him some time.

      God Bless Toronto

      FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS

      Thank you
    4. Rob Ford Awareness Society posted on 06/24/2014 03:25 PM
      @Karl Burgin Congratulations, donny p! I am overjoyed to announce that you have WON the Rob Ford Awareness Society Grand Prize for Multinationalism!

      By mentioning Rob Ford in an issue about violence on the other side of the globe, you have far outreached the other contenders for the Grand Prize! They were thinking small, mentioning Rob Ford in provincial issues, federal issues, and American issues; but it's go-getters like you that we're looking for!

      I'm just as pleased to inform you that you are currently in the running for the RFAS Samaritan of the Year Award, for turning a tragic story of kidnapping and violence into just another part of the punchline that is Rob Ford. Our records show that your only contender so far is a person named Alex, who turned a story about an apartment fire that injured ten people into a Rob Ford joke. It takes a rare sort of person to have the bravery to do that, and I'm happy to say that YOU are that kind of person.

      Hold your head high, donny p! If you keep this up, you'll be a record-holder for Most RFAS Awards Held By A Single Person. Just remember to keep living our motto: "Even when it's not about Ford, it's always about Ford!"
    5. Rob Ford Awareness Society posted on 06/24/2014 03:29 PM
      @Doug Ford Your enthusiasm is admirable, but I'm sorry to say that you are ineligible for entry in any of the RFAS Grand Prize Draws, on the grounds of being directly related to the Centre of the Universe. However, we do appreciate your dedication to living our motto:

      "Even when it's not about Ford, it's always about Ford!"
    6. Doug Ford posted on 06/24/2014 03:33 PM
      @Rob Ford Awareness Society Thank you. As a devout Muslim, my brother Rob believes that all women and fat little boys must be stoned. He's doing his part. Please support his efforts and treat all women like the crap he thinks they are. He'll even give you a shot at butt f*cking Karen Stinz after he's done with her, then he'll get stoned with our sister that he really likes...says she has good taste, or something like that.
    7. Rob Ford Awareness Society posted on 06/24/2014 03:42 PM
      @Doug Ford Although ineligible for the prize, I have a strong feeling that you would win the RFAS Samaritan of the Year Award HANDS DOWN if you were eligible.

      I mean, the strength of character and moral fibre required to start with a story about Third-World children being attacked and held captive by dangerous extremists, and to find the opportunity to turn it into a crass joke about the mayor anally raping one of this opponents, is just incredible!

      You're a rare, rare sort of person.

      "Even when it's not about Ford, it's always about Ford!"
    8. Mark7 posted on 06/24/2014 03:55 PM
      @Rob Ford Awareness Society It was Rob Ford that made the comment about anally raping one of this opponents...he did that while hanging on to a crack pipe in a drunken stupor. Karen Stinz called him "disgusting", but everyone saw the spark in her eye at the thought of Rob doing her.

      Let Google be your friend, it's all there and more...and stop picking a fight with his brother, poor guy has enough problems trying to figure out how to get the leadership of The Ontario Conservative Party
    9. Angry Bill posted on 06/24/2014 04:16 PM
      @Michael Dus I think your hashtag key is stuck, dude.

      The entire world is heading more toward a woman-centric governance. A few medieval muslim countries are holding out, but they won't last. Men have made a mess of things, time for the women to have a go at it.
    10. Mark7 posted on 06/24/2014 04:31 PM
      @Angry Bill You're very, very, wrong. Just looking at Tier One countries, women earn less for work of equal value, not just the same jobs, their reproductive organs are controlled by men, they're excluded from many more jobs than people realize, they're not represented equally in all professions, they're subjected to dress codes set by men, they're ridiculed when they try to achieve...think about it, even in Canada and Toronto women are second class humans, exploited, beaten, raped...and people like Rob Ford promote that discrimination.
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