Nigerian military claims it knows location of girls

May 27, 2014, 5:11 AM EDT
Dan McNeil (L) and Kevin Okoliking (C) join with others to support the Coalition of Concerned Nigerians in South Florida during a rally to show support for national and international action to free the girls recently kidnapped from a high school in North eastern Nigeria on May 17, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue. Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff said it was "good news for the parents," although he admitted the military would not risk "going there with force." More than 200 girls were abducted by Boko Haram gunmen from their school in northern Nigeria in April.
Background:
Nigeria army 'knows where Boko Haram are holding girls' [BBC]
Nigeria military says knows where girls are, rules out force [Reuters]

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