EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS : 21 Chibok Girls Released By BOKO Haram on their way to Maiduguri

PHOTO: Chibok girls on their way to MaiduguriCNN has released an “exclusive photograph” of the released 21 Chibok girls by Boko Haram, although their names are yet to be made public.

The photograph shows five persons in full hijab and two people wearing a military camouflage, as well as a man in civilian dress.

The location was not state, but CNN reports that the girls are on their way to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, to be debriefed by the governor, Kashim Shettima.

In the picture, the girls are carrying bags and what looks like bread.

All of the girls are bearing bathroom slippers.

The Boko Haram terror sect has released 21 out of the 200 Chibok girls captured in 2014. The girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where Boko Haram militants dropped them off earlier today.

Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been freed, a senior Nigerian government official has told the BBC.
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It is thought that they are now with the security services in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri.
It is not yet clear how the girls were rescued.

The Islamist militant group kidnapped more than 250 students from a school in Chibok in April 2014 – an act that provoked international condemnation.

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