‘I wish I could also have died’: Boko Haram haunts kids


Tom Gowon, 9, in a brown jacket, with his fellow refugees at Baga Sola camp, Chad. The fighting between the government and Boko Haram has displaced thousands of children. Photo by Tonny Onyulo, courtesy of USA Today

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BAGA SOLA, Chad (RNS) Children make up about half of the Nigerians coming to the crowded Baga Sola refugee camp. Many are orphans sinking into despair, traumatized from the horrors they've witnessed and facing an uncertain future.