Kidnapped school girl found safe in Nigeria

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Undated picture released May 18, 2016 by Nigeria army of rescued Chibok schoolgirl and her baby in Maiduguri, Nigeria.  REUTERS.
Undated picture released May 18, 2016 by Nigeria army of rescued Chibok schoolgirl and her baby in Maiduguri, Nigeria. REUTERS.

One of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls captured two years ago had been found and reunited with her mother.

According to the BBC Amina Ali Nkeki, 19, was found with a four-month-old baby by an army-backed vigilante group on Tuesday in Nigeria’s Sambisa Forest, close to the border with Cameroon.

Nkeki was one of 219 schoolgirls missing since they were abducted from a secondary school in eastern Chibok in April 2014 by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Nkeki was allegedly found with a Boko Haram fighter who is now in the Nigerian military’s custody.

She has been taken to receive medical attention and would be helped to reintegrate into society, a spokesman for Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said.

Members of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) campaign react during a sit-out in Abuja, Nigeria May 18, 2016, after receiving news that a Nigerian teenager kidnapped by Boko Haram from her school in Chibok more than two years ago has been rescued. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
Members of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) campaign react during a sit-out in Abuja, Nigeria May 18, 2016, after receiving news that a Nigerian teenager kidnapped by Boko Haram from her school in Chibok more than two years ago has been rescued. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

 

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