Tens of thousands of people are on the run from the Boko Haram terror group in northeastern Nigeria. Many have sought refuge in the regional capital Yola. After several suicide bombings there the locals are eying the refugees with suspicion.
Suicide bombers have attacked a refugee camp and a market near Maiduguri, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more. The city has been the epicenter of the conflict between government forces and Boko Haram.
Authorities are attempting to counter the Boko Haram insurgency by offering an allowance to parents who send their children to school. It comes amid reports some familes are 'donating' their daughters to the insurgency.
The bombing in Borno state, similar to previous attacks by Boko Haram, followed the kidnapping of members of an oil team about a hundred kilometers away. A video has been released showing the hostages.
In Nigeria, Mubi is known as the city of peace; half of the population is Christian, the other half Muslim. It has now become home to 100,000 Boko Haram refugees.
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