Boko Haram rebels say ready to exchange kidnapped Nigerian girls for prisoners

ByREUTERS
May 12, 2014 13:06




PARIS - Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Nigeria's Islamist Boko Haram militants, said on Monday he would release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters in exchange for prisoners, according to a video seen by Agence France-Presse.

The French news agency said the 17-minute video showed about 100 girls wearing full veils praying in an undisclosed location.

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