Insurgency in Nigeria’s North East killed 300,000 children – Unicef

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A man reacts as he reunites with his son, who was kidnapped, upon his release in Katsina, Nigeria on December 18, 2020. Unicef says Nigeria's insurgency in the North East has killed 300,000 children.

Photo credit: Kola Sulaimon | AFP

The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has reported that more than 300,000 children have died and over one million pushed out of school in 12 years of an insurgency in Nigeria’s North East region.

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