Two abducted girls debate whether to flee Boko Haram kidnappers
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Boko Haram: How three girls escaped Nigeria captors

For six months the world has waited for news of the fate of more than 200 girls abducted by Nigerian militant group Boko Haram.

As the Nigerian government insists a deal to release the "Chibok girls" is being negotiated, three girls who escaped their captors have now told their story to BBC Hausa.

Lami, Maria and Hajara were at school in Chibok, north-eastern Nigeria, when they were kidnapped in April. Best friends Lami and Maria escaped by jumping from the back of a truck. Hajara was taken to a camp but later fled with another girl.

To protect the girls' identity we have portrayed their story as an animation.

Animation by Luis Ruibal

This story is part ofthe BBC's 100 Women season, which runs online, on BBC World News TV and on BBC World Service radio from 27-29 October.

  • 27 Oct 2014
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