Nigerian kidnappings 

On Monday, Nigerian law enforcement said that armed men raided the Bethel Baptist School boarding school in Nigeria’s Kaduna state, and kidnapped about 140 students. Now, according to recent reports, we’re learning that at least 26 students and a teacher have been rescued, but Nigerian police and military personnel are still pursuing the kidnappers. Host Marco Werman speaks with Confidence MacHarry, a security analyst at SBM Intelligence, in Lagos.

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