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Kidnappers in Nigeria release 28 schoolchildren, another 81 still held

By Reuters
26 July 2021   |   9:38 am
Kidnappers who raided a boarding school in northern Nigeria earlier this month released 28 children on Sunday (July 25) but another 81 remain in captivity, according to a pastor involved in the negotiations for their release. The attack on the Bethel Baptist High School in the state of Kaduna was the 10th mass school kidnapping since December in northwest Nigeria carried out by Islamist militants and more recently, criminal gangs.

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