Nigeria military says knows where girls are, rules out force

By REUTERS
May 26, 2014 22:55




LAGOS - Nigeria's military knows where the more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram are but has ruled out using force to rescue them, the state news agency quoted Chief of Defense Staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh as saying on Monday.

"The good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are, but we cannot tell you," Badeh was quoted as saying. "But where they are held, can we go there with force? We can't kill our girls in the name of trying to get them back."

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