On Tuesday hundreds of girls were rescued from the clutches of Boko Haram, but Nigerian officials stated they’re not the girls who were kidnapped last year from Chibok.But one official did not rule out that captives from other Boko Haram camps that were raided might include some of the 200 girls abducted in April 2014 from a school in Chibok.
200 girls and 93 women were rescued by Nigerian troops in Sambisa Forest, which is an area of militant activity. The women and girls who were rescued have not been seen or spoken to their families yet.
Last year, the mass kidnapping of over 200 girls by Boko Haram led to #BringBackOurGirls. Most fear the girls were sold into marriage, killed or raped. Boko Haram took credit for the kidnapping claiming that they wanted to impose a stricter enforcement of Sharia law across Nigeria.
So far military officials have not stated if they’ll go back to look for more girls.
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