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Nigeria: Captured girls 'face rape danger'

The Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants "definitely" face the danger of being raped, a senior United Nations official has said.

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Islamist group 'claim responsibility' for abduction of 200 girls

Islamist group Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for abduction of more than 200 school girls in northeast Nigeria according to AFP.

"I abducted your girls," the Islamist group's leader Abubakar Shekau apprently said in the 57-minute video obtained.

(22 April) Mothers of kidnapped school girls in north Nigeria listen for news. Credit: REUTERS

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