Pentagon: No military ops planned yet for Nigeria

President Obama says finding the girls is the

President Obama says finding the girls is the immediate priority and dealing with the Boko Haram group that stole them is a close second. (AP Photo/ Sunday Alamba) (May 7, 2014 5:56 PM)

(AP) - A handful of U.S. troops will arrive in Nigeria in the next few days to help find nearly 300 girls kidnapped by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, but the U.S. has no plans to launch any military operations, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said fewer than 10 troops are being sent as part of the larger U.S. assistance team to include State Department...

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