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Vigilantes Vow to Track Down Nigerian Girls Taken by Boko Haram

Image: Members of a vigilante group of traditional hunters pose for a picture at their camp in Maiduguri
Members of a vigilante group of traditional hunters pose for a picture at their camp in Maiduguri on May 21, 2014. The men have volunteered to hunt for Boko Haram. JOE PENNEY / Reuters

A vigilante group of traditional hunters has volunteered to help find the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Armed with homemade guns, poisoned spears and amulets, about 100 men have gathered in a camp in Maiduguri and offered their services to the Borno state government.

Image: A man makes charms at a camp of a vigilante group of traditional hunters in Maiduguri
A man makes charms at the camp where a group of traditional hunters have gathered in Maiduguri, May 21, 2014. JOE PENNEY / Reuters