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Dozens Of Kidnapped Nigerian Students Freed; Hundreds Of Others Still Missing

The students, who were taken from a school more than a week ago, say they were beaten by the kidnappers. Police are still looking for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped Friday.
Abducted students of Government Science College Kagara sit in the state conference hall after being freed in Minna, Niger state, Nigeria, on Saturday. Source: AFP via Getty Images

Dozens of students abducted from a school in northwest Nigeria last week have been rescued, the state government announced Saturday.

Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state said that 38 abductees, including several staff members, were rescued around 4 a.m. Bello met with the victims, all of

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