01/28/2015 09:47 am ET Updated Jan 28, 2015

The Enemy Within: A Closer Look At Survivors Of Boko Haram Attacks Across Northern Nigeria, Part II


On Sunday, Boko Haram insurgents swept through the northeast Nigerian city of Maidguri in one of their boldest attacks yet. The group staged what has become a more familiar tactic in their assaults, which is to first destabilize military soldiers. The attack occurred just a few hours after the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, made a campaign stop in the city ahead of the February elections, and the Defense Headquarters of Nigeria issued an immediate curfew via Twitter.

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