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Nigeria extremists 'abduct 60 more girls and 31 boys'

Extremists in Nigeria have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in the country, witnesses told news agency AP. The abductions come after around 300 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram earlier this year.

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Nigerian security forces deny abduction reports

Nigerian security forces have denied reports that 60 girls and women and 31 boys have been abducted in the northeast of the country.

There is no way to safely and independently confirm the report from Kummabza, located 95 miles from the capital of Borno state, the Associated Press reported.

Aji Khalil, of a local anti-Boko Haram group, told AP the abductions took place Saturday in an attack in which four villagers were killed.

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