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Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Schoolgirl Kidnapping

The Islamist militant group Boko Haram claimed responsibility on Monday for the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls during a raid in the village of Chibok in northeast Nigeria last month, the French news agency AFP reported, citing a video it had obtained. "I abducted your girls,'' Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said in the video, according to AFP. It did not immediately give further details. Earlier Monday, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan ordered top security...

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