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Pregnant Chibok girl rescued with kids after 10 years in captivity

Another Chibok girl, Lydia Simon, has been rescued by troops of Operation Desert Sanity III, North East Operation Hadin Kai.  It was gathered that Lydia…

Another Chibok girl, Lydia Simon, has been rescued by troops of Operation Desert Sanity III, North East Operation Hadin Kai. 

It was gathered that Lydia was rescued along with her three children by the troops of 82 Division Task Force Battalion in Ngoza LGA, on Wednesday.

According to Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert, Lydia who was on serial number 68 among the abducted girls, escaped from the camp of Ali Ngulde in Mandara Mountain where she was held in captivity for several years.

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She surrendered to troops of 82 Division Task Force Battalion at Ngoshe in Gwoza LGA. The rescued Chibok girl was five months pregnant and claimed she was from Pemi Town in Chibok.

April 14 marked the 10th anniversary of the violent abduction of 276 girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, by Boko Haram insurgents.

While 57 of the girls escaped from their captors in the following days, 16 were later rescued and 107 had, at different times, been released through negotiations.

The government and the Nigerian Army have pledged commitment to rescuing the rest of the girls who are still held in captivity.