Nigerian state, army says most abducted schoolgirls still missing

By Reuters | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:35 PM
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(Adds military retraction of statement, edits)

By Lanre Ola

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, April 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria's northeast Borno state said on Thursday only 20 of up to 129 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels were back with their parents, and the military retracted an earlier statement in which it said it had freed most of them.

The armed forces said on Wednesday that the military had freed ...

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