80 Abducted School Girls Rescued Out of 243 in Chibok Maiduguri's Insurgency

Over 80 of students abducted at Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok Local Government area of Borno state on Monday, when Boko Haram insurgents invaded the local government and destroyed buildings were reportedly rescued on Tuesday and Wednesday morning by Joint group of vigilante, local hunters and soldiers who pursued the insurgents in search of the abducted school girls.

Daily Post in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital gathered that, the insurgents who had earlier stopped a trailer loaded with food items and offloaded it to carry the abducted girls inside, got stuck in the bush while they were trying to crossover some muddy area in the bush between Chibok and Askira/Uba.

According to the father of one of the rescued girls Mal. Ali Iliya, the girl said when the trailer got stuck, some of the girls began to jump out and run for their lives and she followed suit. " They were scattered in the bush, when the vigilante and local hunters found them. Some of them were wounded, some were with fracture, I believe as a result of jumping from the high vehicle but we are happy our children are rescued. Now we are praying for those who are still with the Boko Haram and our prayer is that every father would have his child back."

He said, his daughter Hajara was sound and healthy but weak as a result of fear and running which she has not done before. " We are lucky, our children told us that when they started running, the insurgents didn't shoot them. They allow those who could run to go but those who could not run either as a result of fear or wounds were still with them in the bush. My daughter said, the abductors were over one hundred and that the Girls taken were 243 when they were asked by the insurgents to count themselves."

He said many of the children who were returned home today, Wednesday  are doing well. " Our relations have been calling and some are on their way to Chibok from Maiduguri, those who are far in Abuja, Lagos and other places have been calling.
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