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Monday, 17 November 2014 - 13:17
Nigerian Army Recaptures Kidnapped Girls' Hometown
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The Nigerian army said Sunday it had recaptured the northeastern town of Chibok, where Islamic militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April, provoking a wave of global outrage.

Control of Chibok is crucial to the reputation of the Nigerian government of and the military, which have both come under fire at home and abroad for their failure to rescue the girls.

The operation came just days after President announced his bid for re-election, vowing to defeat Boko Haram whose brutal five-year insurgency has plagued his first term in office.
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