Joy for relatives of Chibok girl among 21 freed by Nigeria's Boko Haram
ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Relatives of one of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram after two-and-a-half years in captivity in northeast Nigeria said on Friday they could not wait to be reunited.
Around 220 girls were taken from their school in Chibok in the remote 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.
Boko Haram released 21 of the girls on Thursday after the Red Cross and the Swiss government brokered a deal with... read more
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