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ARMY GIVES NAMES, PICTURE OF SECOND RESCUED CHIBOK SCHOOL GIRL

Serah Luka, second Chibok girl Rescued
The Nigerian Army has given more details with regards to the second Chibok Secondary School Girl, Serah Luka that was rescued by troops on Thursday.

The rescued girl, Serah Luke is presently receiving medical attention at the medical facility of Abogo Largema Cantonment in Biu, Borno State.

A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usam said troops of the 231 Battalion, 331 Artillery Regiment (AR), Detachment of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) 2, Explosive Ordinance (EOD) Team and Civilian Vigilante group of Buratai, at about 11.00am on Thursday, May 19, 2016, conducted clearance operations at Shettima Aboh, Hong and Biladdili general area in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Usman said during the operations, the troops killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunitions and other items.

According to him; “Troops rescued 97 women and children held captives by the Boko Haram terrorists. We are glad to state that among those rescued is a girl believed to be one of the Chibok Government Secondary School girls that were abducted on April 14, 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists.

“Her name is Miss Serah Luka, who is number 157 on the list of the abducted school girls. She is believed to be the daughter of Pastor Luka.

“During debriefing, the girl revealed that she was a JSS1 student of the school at the time they were abducted. She further added that she hails from Madagali, Adamawa State.

“She averred that she reported at the school barely two months and one week before her unfortunate abduction along with other girls over two years ago.    


“She added that other three girls who fled from Shettima Aboh when the troops invaded the area earlier today led to their rescue.”

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