Boko Haram means “Western education is a sin.”
The illiterate bastards think snake and bee ghosts are out to kill them.
Boko Haram fighters fled Nigerian forests recently after a series of deadly bee stings and snake bites. The fighters believe the ghosts of their victims were turning into snakes and bees and killing them off.
The New York Post reported:
Boko Haram insurgents believe the ghosts of their victims are coming back to murder them in the form of killer bees and snakes.
Nigerian newspaper Vanguard is reporting that several Boko Haram insurgents were arrested after fleeing a Nigerian forest because unremitting bee stings and snake bites had become too unbearable.
The captured militants claimed they were “mystical bees” and “mysterious snakes” that had killed many of their fellow insurgents.
“We were told that the aggrieved people who had suffered from our deadly mission, including the ghosts of some of those we killed, are the ones turning into the snake and bees,” one militant told Vanguard. “Our leaders fled, too.”
Boko Haram sympathizers have risen to notorious prominence in 2014 with the capture of 223 Nigerian schoolgirls, who have not yet been returned to their families.