Group of rescued Nigerian women, children arrive

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In Nigeria, hundreds of girls and women arrived to a refugee camp in Yola. They were rescued earlier this week from Boko Haram militants. CCTV’s Leslie Morongo filed this report.

Group of rescued Nigerian women, children arrive

Group of rescued Nigerian women, children arrive

In Nigeria, hundreds of girls and women are arriving to a refugee camp in Yola. They were rescued earlier this week from Boko Haram militants. CCTV's Leslie Morongo filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Around 2,000 women and girls were captured last month, according to reports.
  • The women and children are among the more than 500 people rescued.
  • Nigerian military found them in the Sambisa forest following the military offensive against the militants in the forests.