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Suspected Islamists kidnap eight girls in NE Nigeria: residents  

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Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped eight more girls from Nigeria's embattled northeast, residents said Tuesday, after the extremist group's leader claimed responsibility for abducting more than 200 schoolgirls last month. 

Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno state close to a former Boko Haram camp near Maiduguri on June 5, 2013 "They moved door to door looking for girls," said Abdullahi Sani, referring to the late Sunday attack in the village of Warabe, Borno state. "They forcefully took...

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