Boko Haram Declares Muslim Caliphate In Nigeria
Like ISIS in Iraq, Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has declared its own caliphate to be governed by Sharia law.LEARN MORE
Nigeria's president congratulated the country's army for taking Boko Haram's main encampment, sending terrorists on the run.
Terror group Boko Haram is on the run, according to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigerian armed forces had been in a heated fight with the terrorists in the Sambisa forest — a Boko Haram stronghold located in the northeastern part of the country. The group's headquarters was taken around midday on Friday.
Boko Haram made headlines in 2014 when it kidnapped nearly 300 school girls from a government boarding school. Most of those girls still haven't been located.
The Nigerian military has claimed a similar victory over Boko Haram before. It drove the terror group out of a stronghold in Gwoza in early 2015.
Even without a main camp, it's anticipated Boko Haram will continue suicide bombings in Nigeria and neighboring countries.
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