223 girls kidnapped by Nigerian militants still missing

Nigerian authorities specified Friday that a total of 276 schoolgirls were taken last month by militants from a boarding school, but 53 of them escaped, leaving 223 still in the hands of their captors, police said. Those numbers are higher than previously reported. Authorities had been saying […]

Those numbers are higher than previously reported. Authorities had been saying about 230 girls were abducted in the dead of night at a high school in the country’s northeast region — a hotbed for the Islamist group Boko Haram — and roughly 200 of the girls were missing.

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