MAIDUGURI – The islamic terrorist organisation Boko Haram in the northeast of Nigeria thirteen people released. A spokesman of the Nigerian government made that known. With the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the government had about the release negotiated.
Among the freed hostages include ten women and three employees of the university in Maiduguri. They were the last few years by the terrorists kidnapped. Whether ransom was paid for their freedom, wanted to be the spokesperson does not say.
Government forces in northeastern Nigeria for some time to fight this battle with the jihadists of Boko Haram, notorious by gijzelings and suicide missions. That have been at least 20.000 victims.
In 2014, in one fell swoop, nearly three hundred girls kidnapped from the Chibok. That action led the world to great anger. Dozens of girls sit to estimate.