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UNICEF: Boko Haram has kidnapped more than 1000 children in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Terror group Boko Haram has kidnapped more than 1,000 children in Nigeria since 2013, UNICEF said Friday. The statement came as Nigeria prepares to make the four-year anniversary of the Chibok abductions on April 14, 2014. "Since 2013, more than 1000 children have been abducted by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, including 276 girls taken from their secondary school in the town of Chibok in 2014," the statement said. The Chibok abduction sparked global outrage and reignited the fight against the ISIS-aligned terrorist group. Some of the girls were finally freed three years later, following negotiation talks between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram. But more than 100 of them remain in captivity. 'A grave violatio ...