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Boko Haram Seizes Chibok, Nigeria Home of Kidnapped Girls

Militant group Boko Haram has seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, the home of more than 200 schoolgirls the group kidnapped earlier this year. Pogo Bitrus, chairman of the Chibok elders' forum, told VOA that militants attacked the Borno state town late Thursday afternoon.  He said locally-based soldiers and civilian fighters put up a fight but were outgunned by a large Boko Haram force that took control of the town. Bitrus, spoke by phone from Abuja, said fighting...

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