The leader of one of the Boko Haram group's factions, Abubakar Shekau, holds a weapon in an unknown location in Nigeria. Boko Haram Handout / Sahara Reporters via Reuters The leader of one of the Boko Haram group's factions, Abubakar Shekau, holds a weapon in an unknown location in Nigeria. Boko Haram Handout / Sahara Reporters via Reuters
The leader of one of the Boko Haram group's factions, Abubakar Shekau, holds a weapon in an unknown location in Nigeria. Boko Haram Handout / Sahara Reporters via Reuters

Nigeria jihadists kill five soldiers and kidnap dozens of civilians

  • Boko Haram and a splinter group have killed 36,000 people and displaced around two million as part of a decade-long conflict
  • Splinter group ISWAP focuses on military targets, raiding bases, ambushing troops and planting mines

Topic |   Islamic militancy
The leader of one of the Boko Haram group's factions, Abubakar Shekau, holds a weapon in an unknown location in Nigeria. Boko Haram Handout / Sahara Reporters via Reuters The leader of one of the Boko Haram group's factions, Abubakar Shekau, holds a weapon in an unknown location in Nigeria. Boko Haram Handout / Sahara Reporters via Reuters
The leader of one of the Boko Haram group's factions, Abubakar Shekau, holds a weapon in an unknown location in Nigeria. Boko Haram Handout / Sahara Reporters via Reuters
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