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Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) — Even as several countries ratchet adult their support in anticipating hundreds of blank Nigerian girls, a inability to find them so distant has been unnerving.
“Every day when we arise adult and we consider about immature girls in Nigeria or children held adult in a dispute in Syria, when there are times in that we wish to strech out and save those kids, and carrying to consider by what levers, what powers do we have during any given moment,” U.S. President Barack Obama pronounced Wednesday night in Los Angeles.
“I consider dump by dump by dump that we can erode and wear down these army that are so destructive.”
Exactly how stays a mystery.
The universe still doesn’t know what happened to a 276 girls kidnapped roughly a month ago, solely that Boko Haram’s personality pronounced he skeleton to sell them.
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Now, a militants might be going after those perplexing to find a girls.
At slightest 150 people were killed in an conflict on a encampment that infantry had been regulating as a bottom in a search, witnesses told CNN Wednesday. Some of them were burnt alive.
Word of a conflict came after President Goodluck Jonathan supposed U.S., British and Chinese offers of assistance to find a schoolgirls, officials from those governments said.
It’s misleading what impact a latest conflict could have on a general response to Nigeria’s quarrel with Boko Haram.
The latest assault
Witnesses described a well-coordinated conflict that began shortly after 1:30 p.m. internal time Monday during a bustling outside marketplace in Gamboru Ngala.
Wearing infantry uniforms, a militants arrived with 3 armored crew carriers, they said.
They shouted “Allahu Akbar” — “God is great” — and non-stop adult on a market, banishment rocket-propelled grenades and tossing makeshift bomb devices, witnesses said.
Some marketgoers attempted to take preserve in shops usually to be burnt alive when a gunmen set glow to a series of a businesses, a witnesses said.
A few Nigerian soldiers who had been left behind during a encampment could not reason off a conflict and were forced to flee, they said. Many sought protected breakwater in circuitously Cameroon, they said.
The fighters also pounded a infantry hire during a 12-hour assault, primarily confronting unbending resistance. They eventually used explosives to blow a roof off a building, witnesses said. They pronounced 14 infantry officers were found passed inside.
The final genocide fee could be closer to 300, Nigerian Sen. Ahmed Zanna told CNN.
Obama: ‘This is a terrible situation’
A lady attends a proof Tuesday, May 6, that called for a Nigerian supervision to rescue some-more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped final month in Chibok, Nigeria. The girls were taken by a Islamist belligerent organisation Boko Haram, that means “Western preparation is sin.”
Abuja Hosea Sambido, a personality in a Chibok community, speaks during a convene in Abuja, Nigeria, on May 6, dire for a recover of a abducted girls.
Brig. Gen. Chris Olukolade, Nigeria’s tip infantry spokesman, speaks to people during a proof on May 6.
Women impetus Monday, May 5, in Chibok.
People convene in Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday, May 1.
Police mount ensure during a proof in Lagos on May 1.
Protesters take partial in a “million lady march” on Wednesday, Apr 30, in Abuja.
Obiageli Ezekwesili, former Nigerian preparation apportion and clamp boss of a World Bank’s Africa division, leads a impetus of women in Abuja on Apr 30.
A lady cries out during a proof Tuesday, Apr 29, in Abuja with other mothers whose daughters have been kidnapped.
A male weeps as he joins relatives of a kidnapped girls during a assembly with a Borno state administrator in Chibok on Tuesday, Apr 22.
Mothers yowl during a assembly with a Borno state administrator on Apr 22 in Chibok.
Four womanlike students who were abducted by gunmen and reunited with their families travel in Chibok on Monday, Apr 21.
Borno state administrator Kashim Shettima, center, visits a Chibok propagandize on Apr 21.
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Monday’s bloody conflict by Boko Haram militants, some of whom U.S. officials contend have been lerned by al Qaeda, follows a settlement of revenge-seeking opposite anybody viewed to have supposing assist to a Nigerian government.
Nigerian infantry announced a 50 million naira ($319,000) money prerogative for information heading to a rescue of a 276 girls kidnapped from a Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok. The proclamation came after Nigeria’s supervision came underneath oppressive critique for a response.
The girls from Chibok aren’t alone. At slightest 8 girls between a ages of 12 and 15 were snatched Sunday night from a encampment of Warabe by Boko Haram, villagers said.
The Pentagon has started formulation for how it can assistance Nigeria, a comparison U.S. infantry central told CNN. It’s doubtful during this indicate that U.S. infantry would be concerned in operations, a officials said.
Britain is promulgation a tiny organisation of experts to element a U.S. team, a orator for Prime Minister David Cameron pronounced Wednesday, though a orator didn’t mention a inlet of a team’s expertise.
And Chinese Premier Li Keqiang offering satellite and comprehension services to assist in a search.
‘I will sell women’
The increasing tellurian response to a Apr 14 abductions came after a chilling video described what might occur to a girls.
A male claiming to be Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau done a following claim:
“I abducted your girls. we will sell them in a market, by Allah,” he said. “There is a marketplace for offered humans. Allah says we should sell. He commands me to sell. we will sell women. we sell women.”
Boko Haram translates to “Western preparation is sin” in a internal Hausa language. The organisation has pronounced it wants a stricter coercion of Sharia law opposite Africa’s many populous nation, that is separate between a infancy Muslim north and a mostly Christian south.
The militants have even been famous to kill Muslim clerics who brave impugn them.
The United States has branded Boko Haram a apprehension classification and has put a $7 million annuity on Shekau. But his plcae is as capricious as a locale of a girls.
Vladimir Duthiers reported from Abuja; Holly Yan and Chelsea J. Carter reported and wrote from Atlanta. CNN’s Isha Sesay, Nana Karikari-apau, Brian Walker and Dave Alsup and publisher Aminu Abubakar contributed to this report.