5 similarities between ISIS and Boko Haram

The two terrorist groups are currently wreaking havoc in their native areas and causing concern all over the world

The names “Boko Haram” and “ISIS” have almost become synonymous with death in West Africa and the Middle East.

Boko Haram has unleashed a wave of terror in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad while The Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has shaken the world to its core with the amount of devastation that it has caused.

ISIS is again a topic of discussion after a member of the group beheaded American journalist, Steven Sotloff on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 and sent out a video for the world to see.

Meanwhile Boko Haram is reported to have taken over the second largest town in Borno amidst claims that a takeover of Maiduguri, the capital, is next on their list.

Here are 5 things that both dreaded groups have in common:

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