Female Suicide Bombers in Nigeria

Nigeria recently dealt with a rash of female suicide bombings. The incidents fueled speculation that Boko Haram is indoctrinating young women into radical Islam, or worse.

A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing its kidnapping victims into radical Islam.

One woman blew herself up at a gas station July 28, killing three people in one of three suicide bombings by women in Kano, Nigeria, in two days, police said. Another female suicide bomber exploded her device across from a Shoprite supermarket the same day.

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