Girl kidnapped by Boko Haram found alive and pregnant in forest, says relative

Girl kidnapped by Boko Haram found alive and pregnant in forest, says relative

One of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram from a boarding school in the Nigerian town of Chibok more than two years ago has been found, according to a relative.

YaKubu Nkeki says his 19-year-old niece Amina Ali Nkeki was found by Nigerian soldiers wandering in a forest yesterday.

He said she is pregnant and "suffering with a trauma problem".

Mr Nkeki said the woman was brought to Chibok last night and reunited with her mother.

Her father died while she was held captive.

She is the first of the 219 so-called Chibok girls to be freed since the mass abduction that attracted worldwide attention.

Community leader Pogu Bitrus says other Chibok girls may also have been rescued by soldiers hunting down Boko Haram in the remote north-eastern Sambisa Forest last night.

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