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#NotAllMuslims Kidnap 185 Women & Children, Murder 32

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I stand corrected: #illridewithyou is working after all.

Aminu Abubakr and Ben Brumfield, CNN:

Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped at least 185 women and children, and killed 32 people in a raid in northeastern Nigeria this week, local officials and residents said.

Gunmen in pickup trucks attacked the village of Gumsuri, just north of Chibok, on Sunday, shooting down men before herding women and children together.

“They gathered the women and children and took them away in trucks after burning most of the village with petrol bombs,” a local government official said on condition anonymity for fear of reprisal.

Boko Haram: “Yes, you will ride with us.”

No word yet on the real victims of this crime: embarrassed Muslims predicting a backlash that never comes. We’ll just have to wait for the hashtag.