Another Schoolgirl Taken by Boko Haram Is Rescued, Nigerian Army Says

May 20, 2016 1:41 AM

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Another Schoolgirl Taken by Boko Haram Is Rescued, Nigerian Army Says

A second girl from the group of 276 schoolgirls kidnapped more than two years ago in Nigeria was rescued Thursday, an army spokesman told NBC News.

The girls' April 2014 mass kidnapping sparked international outrage, inspired the viral campaign #BringBackOurGirls, and led to increased military assistance to from the United States and other nations in the fight against Boko Haram, an Islamic fundamentalist militia.

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