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UNICEF: Spike in Female Suicide Bombers in Nigeria

An "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria has children in danger of being seen as potential threats, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday. The number of reported suicide attacks has jumped, to 27 in the first five months of this year compared to 26 all of last year, it said. Women and children carried out three-quarters of all such attacks with girls aged between approximately 7 and 17 years blamed for nine...

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