In camps, Nigerian refugees fear for family left to Boko Haram

February 20, 2015 2:19 PM

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MINAWAO, Cameroon (Reuters) - Whenever Emmanuel Ali Talka hears news of a female suicide bombing in Nigeria, he is paralyzed with fear despite having found relative safety in neighboring Cameroon.

Talka, a 36-year-old trader from Nigeria's Borno state, fled attacks by Boko Haram Islamists with his two wives and four of their children. In the chaos, though, his three daughters were separated from the family, last seen being dragged off by militants.

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