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More than 300 kidnapped Nigerian schoolboys handed to government – Katsina governor

A sign reading "#BringBackOurBoys" is seen during a press conference organized by Coalition of Northern Groups following the abduction of hundreds of schoolboys, in Kankara

LAGOS (Reuters) – More than 300 schoolboys kidnapped in northern Nigeria were handed over to government security, the Katsina state governor said in a televised interview.

The boys, whose abduction was claimed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in an unverified audio recording, were now on their way back to Katsina, he said.

(Reporting By Libby George; Editing by Chris Reese)

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