Female bombers as Boko Haram’s new weapon


Boko Haram is well-known for being one of the world’s deadliest extremist groups. The name "Boko Haram" is usually translated as "Western education is forbidden". This Nigeria-based group seeks to overthrow the current Nigerian Government; it wants to replace it with a regime based on the laws of Sharia. Their military campaign began in northern Nigeria in 2009, even if the group was created in 2002.

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