Dozens of Chibok Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Freed

Nigeria (Sputnik) – The Nigerian government has announced that 82 of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group in 2014 have been freed. “I can confirm they have been released,” a senior government minister told AFP before the official government announcement. Earlier reports put the number of girls released at between 50 and 83. A Nigerian military official told AP that the girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno state. The girls are apparently still in military custody. “The girls were released through negotiations with the government,” the official said, according to Reuters. In the government’s official announcement, it was revealed that the release Read More

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