Missing Nigerian girls identified in new video as calls renew to find them

April 14, 2016 11:10 AM

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ABUJA, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A group of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram exactly two years ago have been identified in a new video, raising hopes that they are all alive and renewing global calls for efforts to find them.

A video obtained by U.S. network CNN was shown to three mothers of girls abducted two years ago from Chibok in northeast Nigeria in the first possible sighting of the girls since a video of them in captivity was released in May 2014.

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