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Boko Haram’s female suicide bombers strategy

Nigeria’s militant Islamist Boko Haram group is abducting, drugging, and forcing women to marry its members, as part of its attempt to recruit them as suicide bombers.

BBC News’ Clive Myrie travelled to the city of Gwoza, the Boko Haram stronghold for eight months until it was retaken by the army.

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