What to know: Boko Haram

Published: May 07 2014 04:15:42 PM EDT   Updated On: Dec 18 2014 10:18:06 AM EST

Boko Haram has kidnapped another 185 women and children in Nigeria. Learn more about this shocking development and the Islamist group behind it.

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Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped at least 185 women and children and killed 32 people in a raid in northeastern Nigeria this week, according to local officials.

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