Nigerian Military Claims To Have Located Missing Girls

Nigeria's chief Air Marshal Alex Badeh, center, speaks during a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday, May 26, 2014. (Gbenga Olamikan/AP)

The Nigerian military says its knows the location of the nearly 300 missing schoolgirls abducted seven weeks ago by Boko Haram extremists.

However, Nigeria’s military says it’s too risky to try to free them by force. This news comes after reports that the government had been negotiating for at least some of the girls’ release.

NPR’s East Africa Correspondent Greg Warner discusses the latest developments with Here & Now’s Robin Young.


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