Nigeria knows where missing girls are - report

2014-05-26 21:50
A woman attends a mass-demonstration calling on the government to increase efforts to rescue hundreds of missing kidnapped school girls of a government secondary school Chibok, in Lagos, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba, AP)

A woman attends a mass-demonstration calling on the government to increase efforts to rescue hundreds of missing kidnapped school girls of a government secondary school Chibok, in Lagos, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba, AP)

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Abuja - Nigeria's highest ranking military officer, Chief of Defence Staff Alex Badeh, on Monday said they had located the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants.

"The good news for the girls is that we know where they are, but we cannot tell you," Badeh told reporters outside defence headquarters in the capital Abuja after speaking to protesters.

Badeh said they would not use force to free the girls.

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