Boko Haram - the Islamic group in West Africa that is infamous for kidnapping hundreds of schoolgirls - again has proven its strength, this time by capturing a heavily guarded military base in northern Nigeria.
Greg Palkot reported the latest this morning after Nigerian officials said that the 63 kidnapped schoolgirls had escaped following their kidnapping by Islamic extremists. More than 200 young girls were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terror group a few months ago, sparking the #BringBackOurGirls campaign that grew in popularity on social media.
Nigeria's defense chief says the country's military has located nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists, but cannot go in with force to free them, The Associated Press reports.
The United Nations have approved punishment against the Al-Qaeda affiliated group Boko Haram, United States officials say. That’s the group reportedly responsible for kidnapping nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls.
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Judge Andrew Napolitano sat down with Steve Doocy to assess the legal ramifications of United States forces going into Nigeria to rescue schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists.
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An Islamic extremist leader has taken responsibility for kidnapping 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for the April 15 kidnappings. He now is threatening to sell the girls, attack more schools and take additional girls.
The miracle rescue of a man who was trapped underneath the water for three days almost didn’t happen. In a new interview, Harrison Okene, who spent over 62 hours in an air pocket after the boat he was working on capsized, says that he saw the lights of the dive team in the water and saw a diver coming in his direction but then the lights disappeared!
Incredible new video shows the rescue of a fisherman who spent three days in an upside down boat 100 feet under the water. His 12 shipmates died when their boat capsized 20 miles off the coast of Nigeria, but Harrison Okene was able to survive for over 62 hours in a four-foot air pocket!
The kidnapped American sailors off the coast of Nigeria were freed over the weekend. The State Department confirmed a short time ago that the two Americans are back in the United States.