UN says 833 children released by Nigeria militia group | Pakistan Today

UN says 833 children released by Nigeria militia group

GENEVA: A militia group fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has released 833 children from its own ranks, some as young as 11, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday.

UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac said the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) was a local militia formed in 2013 by a number of vigilante groups in Nigeria’s Borno state.



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