Kerry: U.S. will help in search for Ni­ger­ian girls kidnapped by militants last month

By Anne Gearan, May 3, 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Secretary of State John F. Kerry pledged U.S. help Saturday in finding and returning hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago.

“The kidnapping of hundreds of children by Boko Haram is an unconscionable crime,” Kerry said. “We will do everything possible to support the Nigerian government to return these young women to their homes and hold the perpetrators to justice.”

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