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UNICEF Alarmed Over Recent Nigeria Attacks Using Young Girls

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern about what it called “escalating violence against children in northern Nigeria.”   UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said in a statement Sunday that the “images from Northern Nigeria should be searing the conscience of the world.”   The statement came after two explosions ripped through a market in northeastern Nigeria Sunday killing at least five people, including the two bombers. Twenty-one others were wounded....

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