Fighters of radical group “Boko Haram” in Nigeria released 82 of Schoolgirls that were kidnapped in Cibaca in 2014. About it reports Reuters, citing an unnamed Minister in the government of the country.
The girls were released after negotiations between the government and terrorists. According to unconfirmed reports, distributed social networks, released the number of girls varies from 50 to 62.
A source in the military circles told the news Agency that the kidnapped have been provided with medical assistance. Soon their planes will be delivered in the capital of Borno state Maiduguri.
276 pupils of the boarding school in the town of Chibok were taken hostage by militants Boko Haram in April 2014. 57 of them later managed to escape.
1 April, the militants “Boko Haram” kidnapped the 22 girls in the North-East of Nigeria. During the first attack jihadists raided a village near the border with Cameroon, where it abducted 18 girls. Local residents have suggested that the rebels take abducted girls to be married. During the second RAID, the jihadists slaughtered the shepherd who tried to escape, refusing to pay tribute. The terrorists caught up with the victim on motorcycles and killed, and then took four women from the family of this man.
Terrorist organization Boko Haram (means “Western education is a sin”), established in 2002, operates mainly in the territory of Nigeria. Supporters group in favor of the introduction in the country of Sharia law and the fight against Western influence. In April 2015 she changed her name to “West African province of the Islamic state.” This was done after the organization’s leader, Abubakar Shekau has sworn allegiance to ISIS (banned in Russia).