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Missing Chibok girl seen in video - family

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>> A glimmer of hope for some of the families of the Chibok girls. 200 still missing in Nigeria, kidnapped by Boko Haram over two years ago. New video released by the jihadist militants claiming dozens are still alive.>>
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> That girl that is talking in the video is my girl, is my daughter.
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>> This father says he also recognizes two other girls in the footage taken from this rural school. Many of the families have staged regular sit-ins in capital Abuja demanding the return of their children.>> When I saw her, I really am very happy. I can be able to sleep today.
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>> Unidentified bodies are seen in a segment of the footage, too graphic to be shared here. The militants claim some girls were killed in air strikes. One holds an infant. Boko Haram says several are married to its fighters. It's not the first video purporting to show the girls in the years since their kidnapping.
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But this one comes amid reports of a split between some Boko Haram factions and the so-called Islamic State for whom the African group pledged allegiance to a year ago. Analysts say the splintering stems from disagreements over who should lead Boko Haram, which has lost most of its territory in the last year from a campaign by the Nigerian military and other African states.