Chibok girls: first missing Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped found

Chibok girls: first missing Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped found

One of the over 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram in the Nigeria town of Chibok has been found after two years.

Chibok girls: first missing Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped found

Amina Ali (inset) has been reunited with her mother

According to reports from the international media Amina was found by a civilian fighter who recognised her. The fighter belonged to the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), a vigilante group set up to help fight Boko Haram.

Hosea Abana Tsambido, the chairman of the Chibok community in Abuja told the BBC the girl was found when she went searching for firewood in the forest.

"She was saying… all the Chibok girls are still there in the Sambisa except six of them that have already died."

BBC sources also say she [Amina] came from the town of Mbalala, south of Chibok, from where 25 of the kidnapped girls came.

A neighbour in Mbalala told the BBC that Amina was found with a baby. In total 219 girls went missing.

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