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Group of Chibok Girls ‘Freed’ From Boko Haram: Reports

Twenty-one of the Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in April 2014 have been released, according to the Nigerian government. A spokesman for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, tweeted that the girls had been released and were in the custody of the Department of State Services, Nigeria’s intelligence agency. Shehu said that the release was the result of negotiations between the Nigerian government and the militant group, brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government.
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