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Radical Islamic Militants Reportedly Storm Military Jail in Nigeria, Free 100 Prisoners

Members of the Boko Haram militant group allegedly stormed a military compound and prison in northeastern Nigeria this week, killing dozens and freeing more than 100 prisoners. The coordinated attack is the latest in a series of violent assaults that have taken place since war broke out in 2009 between the extremist Islamist group and the Nigerian military, and observers say neither side shows sign of deescalating.  

Source: Christian Science Monitor. Read full article. (link)

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