Chibok girl found, first since abduction by Boko Haram

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Kano (Nigeria) (AFP)

One of the 219 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been found, the first found since their seizure by Boko Haram more than two years ago, activists, the head of a support group and a community leader said Wednesday.

Tsambido Hosea Abana, a Chibok community leader in Abuja from the BringBackOurGirls pressure group, tweeted that the girl was found by civilian vigilantes in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State on Tuesday.

Yakubu Nkeki, head of the Abducted Chibok Girls Parents' group, and Ayuba Alamson Chibok, a community leader in the town, also gave the same account to AFP.