US protests demand release of 276 kidnapped girls

Protests are taking place across the US demanding Nigeria takes action to rescue the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists more than two weeks ago.

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Across New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia, hundreds of protesters called on the Nigerian government and international community to rescue the kidnapped children.

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