Nigerian oil activists: Israel pushing for showdown with Boko Haram

May 28, 2014 7:11 PM

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The Sambisa Forest where the girls are being held is three times the size of Israel and not suitable for ‘Entebbe-type’ raids, the activists say.

Activists in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta have accused Israel of pushing for a showdown with Boko Haram Islamic militants to free some 200 abducted schoolgirls, the Turkish Anadolu news agency reported. The girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in mid-April.

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