US Planes Fly Over Nigeria in Hunt for Missing Girls
The United States, Israel and Britain are assisting Nigeria in its search for nearly 300 school girls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram.
U.S. surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft have already begun flying over the West African nation.
“I think it’s important to note that when we talk about assisting in the effort to locate the girls we are talking about helping the Nigerian government search an area that is roughly the size of New England. So this is no small task. But we are certainly bringing resources to bear in our effort to assist the government,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said.
On Monday, the world saw some of the first images of the Nigerian school girls since they were kidnapped nearly a month ago.
A video released by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram shows around 100…
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