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UN Security Council condemns kidnap of Nigerian girls

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The UN Security Council strongly condemned the abduction of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls, as the world body's secretary general dispatched an envoy to help find them. 

Reverend Enock Mark and his wife Martha, whose 18-year-old daughter and 20-year-old adopted daughter are among 276 missing schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants, attend a rally in Abuja on May 9, 2014

The diplomatic moves came after Amnesty International said that Nigeria's military had been warned of an attack on a school in which more than 200 girls were abducted by Boko Haram Islamists three weeks ago, but failed to act for nearly five hours.

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