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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls released unharmed following armed mass kidnapping, says state’s governor – ABC News

Gunmen have released hundreds of girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, the state’s governor announces, but many are still missing.

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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the north-western Zamfara state have been released.
Key points:

  • Gunmen kidnapped more than 300 Nigerian schoolgirls on Friday
  • The girls were freed unharmed and will be reunited with their families
  • Witnesses say the gunmen also attacked a nearby military camp to prevent soldiers from responding

An armed gang abducted 317 girls from the Government Girls Science Secondary (GGSS) School in the town of Jangebe at around 1:00am…

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