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4 Min Read.GUSAU, Nigeria – Gunmen have freed all 279 girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, the governor of Zamfara state said on Tuesday, as one of the victims told Reuters how their abductors had beaten her and her schoolmates with their weapons.
According to earlier reports, 317 girls from the Government Girls Science Secondary School in the town of Jangebe were abducted by an armed gang at around 1 a.m. on Friday.
Reuters journalists in Zamfara’s state capital, Gusau, saw dozens of girls in Muslim veils sitting in a hall in a state government building.