Soldiers, Vigilantes Hunt For Kidnapped Nigeria Girls

Soldiers, Vigilantes Hunt For Kidnapped Nigeria Girls

Via AFP:

Nigerian soldiers and vigilantes are hunting "around the clock" for the Islamist fighters holding scores of schoolgirls hostage, an official said Monday, as locals claimed the number kidnapped was far higher than first reported.

The mass abduction blamed on Boko Haram militants in northeastern Borno state has been described as one of the most shocking attacks in the group's five-year extremist insurgency.

Borno's government has said 129 students were taken from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok when gunmen stormed the town under the cover of darkness on April 14.

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