The gunmen were suspected Islamist insurgents thought to be from
Boko Haram is a Hausa word which generally means, ”Western education is sinful”.
They ideology is to carved out a separate Islamic state in Nigeria. The rebellion has targeted schools and Christian churches as well, along with government buildings and police stations.
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These attacks are often violent and end in deaths as in the bombing of a crowded bus station a little outside of the capital, Abuja, last week which killed over 70 people.
President Goodluck Jonathan suspected Boko Harm was behind the deadly bombing.
Sources say the gunmen gathered the young girls during the evening and loaded them into a truck.
The reason for the kidnapping is because Boko Haram is fighting against the government of Nigeria and want Western world influences eliminated from the way of life in Nigeria.
artikleblak prays for these innocent children’s safe return to their families.