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US general in Nigeria to aid search for schoolgirls

AFP , Tuesday 13 May 2014
Boko Haram hardliners
Boko Haram hardliners (Photo: AP)

The commander of US forces in Africa has flown to Nigeria to discuss how Washington can help the government in Abuja trace more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants.
A defense official told AFP on Tuesday that General David Rodriguez, head of US Africa Command, "is discussing US assistance for the search as well as overall cooperation."

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