Boko Haram ready to negotiate release of 83 more Chibok girls - government

Boko Haram ready to negotiate release of 83 more Chibok girls - government
 

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which last week freed 21 of more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls it kidnapped in April 2014 in northeast Nigeria, is willing to negotiate the release of 83 more of the girls, the president's spokesman said on Sunday.
Around 220 girls were taken from their school in 2014 in Chibok in northeastern Borno state, where Boko Haram has waged a seven-year insurgency aimed at creating an Islamic state, killing thousands and displacing more than 2 million people.
The main faction of Boko Haram led by the group's established... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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