Investigators Believe Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Have Been Separated

Today, a group of U.S. officials arrive in Nigeria to help find the 276 girls kidnapped by the radical Islamic group Boko Haram. According to U.S. intelligence though, it is likely now that the schoolgirls—who were abducted in April by the terrorist group that opposes “western education”—have been separated and taken across the border. Investigators from the U.K., China and France are also assisting in the search. Earlier this week, Boko Haram killed at least 310 people in a brazen attack on a small village that has served as a home base for the investigation. Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan told leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum meeting in the country’s capital city, “By God’s grace, we will conquer the terrorists. I believe the kidnap of these girls will be the beginning of the end for terror in Nigeria” …

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