Boko Haram Releases New Video of Abducted Chibok Girls 2 Years After Kidnapping

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Members of the "Bring Back Our Girls" movement, holding a banner showing photographs of some of the missing, march to press for the release of the schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 from their school in Chibok by Islamist group Boko Haram, during a rally in Abuja on January 14, 2016. (Credit: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Some of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been killed in Nigerian air force bombings, the group said in a video released Sunday.

The video appeared to be the first proof in months that dozens of the girls are still alive, more than two years after they were captured from the town of Chibok.

Their faces bleak, the group of several dozen girls could be seen wearing long Islamic gowns, guarded by a masked man in camouflage. Some fought back tears. Many held babies, likely the product of rape after the girls were forcibly married to fighters. About 40 of the girls have been married off, the masked man said.

“No one cares for us,” one girl, identified as Maida Yakubu, said in the video.

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