Four Kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls Escape From Boko Haram
– Four of the
over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls forcefully abducted by the
terrorist group Boko Haram have managed to escape from a
camp in Cameroun, after almost six months since their
abduction from a school dormitory in Chibok, Borno State.
The girls between the ages of 16 and 18 gained freedom with
the help of a young teenage prisoner, who helped them escape
from the camp where they being held captive, Stephen Davis,
the controversial British-Australian negotiator told The Times
Davis, who had tried unsuccessfully to help negotiate the
release of the schoolgirls, said the girls walked for about three
weeks and arrived at a village, starving and traumatized.
Their escape is coming barely three weeks after a girl believed
to be one of those abducted was found by the police on a
highway in Adamawa State. Reports said she was dropped off
by the terrorists after she got pregnant in the camp.
The Nigerian military has not commented on the development
as at press time.
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