Chibok girls: Freed students reunite with families in Nigeria

Chibok girls: Freed students reunite with families in Nigeria
 

Twenty-one schoolgirls who had been kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Chibok have been reunited with their families.
In an emotional ceremony in the capital Abuja, one of the girls said they had survived for 40 days without food and narrowly escaped death at least once.
It is unclear how the release was negotiated, but an official says talks are under way to free some more girls.
Of the 276 students kidnapped in April 2014, 197 are still missing.
One of the girls freed said during a Christian ceremony in Abuja: "I was... [in] the woods when the plane... read more

 
16 October 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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