On April 14, nearly 300 schoolgirls were abducted from the Girls’ Secondary School, a boarding school, in the northeastern Nigerian city of Chibok. The girls were in their final year of secondary school and are between the ages of 16 and 18. Nigerian police have stated that 53 girls have escaped and 276 are still in captivity, according to the Associated Press.

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