50 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram reportedly seen in Nigeria three weeks ago

April 13, 2015 8:06 PM

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More than 50 of the girls abducted by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria last year were seen alive as recently as three weeks ago, a Nigerian woman has told the BBC.

The woman—who did not want to be identified out of fear for her safety—told the BBC she saw the girls in northeastern Gwoza before government forces drove Boko Haram Islamic extremists out of the town.

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