Nigeria: Boko Haram ′didn′t kidnap′ 344 boys | News | DW | 18.12.2020

Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of Boko Haram, had claimed earlier this week in a video message that his group carried out the attack because it believes Western education is un-Islamic.

However, experts also said the attack was likely carried out by local gangs, who have staged increasingly deadly assaults in northwest Nigeria this year and could possibly have been collaborating with Boko Haram.

Source: Nigeria: Boko Haram ′didn′t kidnap′ 344 boys | News | DW | 18.12.2020