Nigerian town seized by Boko Haram ‘part of Islamic caliphate’: leader

A screengrab taken on August 24, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP allegedly shows people lined up before being executed by members of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram at an undisclosed location. AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 25, 2014, on page 11.




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