A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was among those who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, upon their release in Katsina, Nigeria, on Friday. Photo: AFP A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was among those who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, upon their release in Katsina, Nigeria, on Friday. Photo: AFP
A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was among those who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, upon their release in Katsina, Nigeria, on Friday. Photo: AFP
Crime

Hundreds of freed Nigerian schoolboys welcomed home amid calls for more security

  • The relatively quick release of the more than 330 boys took place after a prompt response by the government
  • Nigeria’s Boko Haram jihadist rebels claimed responsibility for the abduction, saying they believe Western education is un-Islamic

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A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was among those who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, upon their release in Katsina, Nigeria, on Friday. Photo: AFP A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was among those who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, upon their release in Katsina, Nigeria, on Friday. Photo: AFP
A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was among those who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, upon their release in Katsina, Nigeria, on Friday. Photo: AFP
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