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In Nigeria, the Trauma of Terrorism (VOA On Assignment Jan. 10, 2014)i
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January 10, 2014 4:54 PM
VOA West Africa Correspondent Anne Look joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss Islamist militant group Boko Haram and the psychological effects of its campaign of violence in Nigeria. Anne visited the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, where children are among those traumatized by the group, which the U.S. recently designated a foreign terrorist organization.

In Nigeria, the Trauma of Terrorism (VOA On Assignment Jan. 10, 2014)

Published January 10, 2014

VOA West Africa Correspondent Anne Look joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss Islamist militant group Boko Haram and the psychological effects of its campaign of violence in Nigeria. Anne visited the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, where children are among those traumatized by the group, which the U.S. recently designated a foreign terrorist organization.

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