Now, we turn to the desperate search for those nearly 300 kidnapped schoolgirls. A Nigerian official claiming they know where the girls are being held. But cannot rescue them right now. ABC's Martha... See More
Now, we turn to the desperate search for those nearly 300 kidnapped schoolgirls. A Nigerian official claiming they know where the girls are being held. But cannot rescue them right now. ABC's Martha Raddatz is in Washington with the very latest on this. Good morning, Martha. Good morning, Lara. The startling assertion came from Nigeria's top military commander. He was speaking to a group in Nigeria's capital and was quoted as saying, the good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are. But we cannot tell you the military secret. Just leave us alone. We are working to get the girls back. He said they could not go in with force because, he said, we can't kill our girls in the name of trying to get them back. There has been no confirmation from U.S. Officials, Lara. And the Nigerian military in the very early days of the kidnapping said the girls had been released, which was wrong, and delayed the rescue attempt. If they do know, why wouldn't they go in? Reporter: If they have found them, it is dangerous. So many girls, you would think that armed men would be holding them. The U.S. Has offered assistance. It's flying drones there now and could help with coordination of any rescue attempt. But not likely boots on the ground, Lara. Let's move to a rare political move from first lady
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