Dozens of Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are released: Nigerian officials

Dozens of Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are released: Nigerian officialsBy Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) – Boko Haram militants have released dozens of schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, officials said on Saturday. “The girls were released through negotiations with the government,” one official said, asking not to be named, adding that an official statement would follow shortly. A military source said the girls were currently in Banki near the Cameroon border for medical checks before being airlifted to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines