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Boko Haram Releases 21 of the Missing Chibok Girls in Nigeria

Boko Haram - Photo credit: AK Rockefeller - CC-BY-SA-2.0
Boko Haram – Photo credit: AK Rockefeller – CC-BY-SA-2.0

Officials announced that 21 of the abducted girls are now in their custody

The militant group Boko Haram released 21 missing Chibok schoolgirls on Thursday, Nigerian officials confirmed.

A spokesperson for the president, Mallam Garba Shehu, announced the news in a series of tweets. The girls are a part of the group of 276 girls abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014, when the militants took them from their beds in the middle of the night.

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