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Nigeria says 75 abducted children released amid army crackdown

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Maiduguri, NigeriaReuters Seventy-five children who were kidnapped from their school in Nigeria’s north-western Zamfara State have been released after their abductors came under pressure from a military crackdown, a state official said on Monday. Gunmen took the students from the village of Kaya on 1st September, the latest in a spate of mass kidnappings from […]

Five girls rescued after Nigeria’s latest mass kidnapping, police say

Maiduguri, NigeriaReuters Five girls who were among 73 children kidnapped from a school in north-western Nigeria have been rescued, police in Zamfara State said on Thursday, although other sources gave different details in the aftermath of the mass abduction. Wednesday’s attack on a secondary school in the village of Kaya was the latest in a […]