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In the Sambisa forest

May 19th, 2016 11:02 am | By

One of the Chibok girls has been rescued. She was out collecting firewood, and a group of volunteer searchers happened to be in the right place at the right time to encounter her, so she’s free.

Amina Ali Nkeki, 19, was found with a baby by an army-backed vigilante group on Tuesday in the huge Sambisa Forest, close to the border with Cameroon.

She was one of 219 pupils missing since being abducted from a secondary school in the town of Chibok in April 2014.

After her escape from Boko Haram, Ms Nkeki had an emotional reunion with her mother.

Ms Nkeki was reportedly recognised by a fighter of the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), who was

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