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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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US flying 'manned' intelligence missions over Nigeria

According to AFP, the United States is flying "manned" intelligence missions over Nigeria with the government's permission to try to track down more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, a senior US official has said.

(File) US Air Force AWACS surveillance aircraft comes in for a landing. Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Washington had also shared "commercial satellite imagery" with the Nigerian authorities in the hunt for the missing teenagers, the senior administration official said, asking to remain anonymous.

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