To go with AFP STORY: Fear pervades Nige

Young girls outside a school in Nigeria, where the militant anti-education group Boko Haram has kidnapped girls and vowed to sell them into slavery.

To go with AFP STORY: Fear pervades Nigerian city at heart of Islamist insurgency by M.J. Smith
School pupils stand outside a burnt classroom at Maiduguri Experimental School, a private nursery, primary and secondary school burnt by the Islamist group Boko Haram to keep children away from school in Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria on May 12, 2012. The Nigerian Islamist group known as Boko Haram has grown from a northeastern-focused sect targeting local leaders and police to a many-headed monster capable of deploying suicide bombers to attack the United Nations, police headquarters and one of the country’s most prominent newspapers. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GettyImages)

To go with AFP STORY: Fear pervades Nige