Boko Haram murdered captive women, UN official says

April 1, 2015 9:35 AM

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Boko Haram murdered captive women, UN official says

OCt. 31, 2014: Photo of members of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, Islamic extremists from Nigeria attacked a border town inside Niger, marking the 2nd foreign country attacked by the group in several days. (AP)

BERLIN – The U.N.'s human rights chief said Wednesday his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as "wives," along with other captives.

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