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The Female Hunter Tracking Boko Haram

Aisha Bakari Gombi grew up hunting antelopes in North East Nigeria, but when Boko Haram arrived in her town she turned her sights on them.

As the Nigerian military continues its efforts to contain the insurgency of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram it has recruited local hunters to help. One of them stands out - because she's a woman. Aisha Bakari Gombi from Gombi town in Adamawa State spent much of her childhood shooting antelopes. Now she's hunting down Boko Haram fighters and has become something of a folk hero in her community.

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