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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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Boko Haram militants kill four soldiers in ambush

Islamist extremist group Boko Haram have killed four Nigerian soldiers in a night-time ambush.

The attack took place outside the north-eastern city of Maiduguri, in the same part of the country where the group kidnapped 200 schoolgirls on April 14th.

Defence officials also said several Boko Haram fighters were killed in the firefight.

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