Boko Haram says kidnapped schoolgirls 'married off'

Supporters of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign demonstrate in Abuja on October 14, 2014Boko Haram has claimed that the 219 schoolgirls it kidnapped more than six months ago have converted to Islam and been “married off”, shocking their families and confirming their suspicions about a supposed ceasefire and deal for their release. The Islamist group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, made the claim in a new video obtained by AFP on Friday in which he also denied government assertions of an agreement to end hostilities and peace talks. The mention of the girls, who were abducted from the remote northeastern town of Chibok on April 14, is the first by Shekau since May 5, when about 100 of the teenagers were shown on camera. “Don’t you know the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls have converted to Islam?

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