There Is Now Video Of The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Dozens of girls, kidnapped by the Boko Haram militant group, appear in the unconfirmed video obtained by AFP.


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2. A video obtained and released by AFP on Monday showed around 100 of the 276 schoolgirls currently being held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

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3. It is the first time the girls have been seen since Boko Haram kidnapped them from a school in northern Nigeria. Fifty-three of the girls earlier managed to escape.

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4. In the video, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram, indicates he may be ready to negotiate for the release of the kidnapped girls.

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5. Watch the AFP extract of the 27 minute long video here.

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