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Heartbroken parents watch 'proof of life' Boko Haram video

HEARTBROKEN: A mother recognises her daughter in the Boko Haram video

A VIDEO released by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram appears to show some of the schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago from the town of Chibok.

Filmed standing against a brick wall, the young women - taken by the terror group from the beds of their school dormitory in 2014 - were recorded to provide "proof of life" in a clip sent to negotiators by their captors.

The video is believed to have been made in December and is being used as collateral in discussions between the African nation's government and the extremist cell, The Daily Mail reported.

In the footage, the girls - all dressed in full length, black robes - state their names, their school and where they are from.

Some of those filmed have been identified by their parents.

The kidnapping of the 276 girls triggered the global social media campaign #BringBackOurGirls, involving US first lady Michelle Obama and a host of celebrities. But despite their efforts, most of the girls are still missing.

Hundreds of parents are due to hold a march in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to demand the government does more to find their daughters.

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