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Group Rallies in Union Square to Push Nigerian Gov't to Rescue More Than 200 Girls Abducted in Country

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TWC News: Group Rallies in Union Square to Push Nigerian Gov't to Rescue 200 Girls Abducted in Country
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A local group rallied Saturday to push the Nigerian government to rescue more than 200 girls who were abducted in the country last month.

Hundreds of protesters turned out in Union Square, joining protesters around the world who have called for the girls' safe return.

The girls are between 16 and 18 years old and were taken from their village in Northern Nigeria by militants.

Some have managed to escape, but it's rumored that others are being sold into forced marriages.

Secretary of State John Kerry has said the U.S. will aid in the rescue efforts if necessary. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP