Nigeria receives Israel’s help in search for Boko Haram hostages

A truck promotes the #BringBackOurGirls hash tag used by protesters of the kidnappings in Nigeria committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram. Credit: Medina Dauda via Wikimedia Commons.

( Israel is sending anti-terrorism experts to Nigeria to assist with the search for 276 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped last month by the Boko Haram terrorist group.

In a phone conversation with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “expressed Israel’s total condemnation of the mass abductions, said that the team of experts from his country who will soon arrive in Nigeria, [and] will work in collaboration with teams from the United States and Britain who are already in the country and their Nigerian counterparts to intensify the search for the girls,” said a press statement by Reuben Abati, an adviser to the Nigerian president.

Posted on May 12, 2014 .