Boko Haram video shows severing of right hands of 2 alleged thieves

November 3, 2015 3:59 AM

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LAGOS, Nigeria – A new Boko Haram video shows the members of the militant Islamic group severing the right hands of two men alleged to have stolen money.

The video posted on social media Monday shows villagers gathered around armed fighters while one explains they are meting out God's "prescribed punishment," according to a translation by the SITE Intelligence Group.

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