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International effort widens for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

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International efforts have widened to trace more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamists militants in Nigeria, while France has called for African leaders to hold a summit focused on the issue. 

A soldier directs a military truck navigating a bridge at Ngala connecting Nigeria and Cameroon which was destroyed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria on May 11, 2014

Israel on Sunday joined the bid to find the 223 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria's restive northeast four weeks ago, but Washington said US troops would stay out of any rescue mission.

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