Boko Haram pledges loyalty to brutal Islamic State

Print More

A Chadian soldier fixes his headscarf while driving at the front line during battle against insurgent group Boko Haram in Gambaru on February 26, 2015. Niger, Cameroon and Chad have launched a regional military campaign to help Nigeria defeat the Boko Haram insurgency, which aims to carve an Islamic emirate out of northeastern Nigeria. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun *Editors: This photo can only be republished with RNS-BOKOHARAM-ISIS, originally transmitted on March 9, 2015.

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

The pledge would make Boko Haram the largest extremist group to agree to fight under the Islamic State