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ICC Note: On 14 April 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram radicals. Some of the girls were able to escape shortly after they were abducted, some of them have been freed in exchange for Boko Haram imprisoned fighters, but more than 100 of the girls are still missing or unaccounted for. The majority of these girls were Christians and forced to convert to Islam.

05/18/2017, Nigeria (AlJazeera)- A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has been rescued by government troops while “escaping from captivity”, Nigerian officials said on Wednesday.

Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesman, said the girl was found less than two weeks after 82 others were released by their abductors in exchanged for five Boko Haram commanders.

“The details are yet to fully unravel. But in terms of is it true? Yes, it is true. I learnt she is already being brought to [the capital] Abuja but I have not seen her,” Adesina told reporters.

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