second Nigerian school girls been released from Boko Haram, says the military shown here in a photograph. A spokesperson saying her name is Sarah Luka and that she's receiving medical treatment. Sarah's thought to be one of more than 200 people has taken from their school in the Nigerian town of Chibok over two years ago.
She was freed alongside 97 women and children after clashes between soldiers and Jihadist militants on Thursday morning in the northeastern Bornase state. Sara said three other Chibok girls fled and were rescued when the troops arrived, this is being investigated. The first to be rescued, teenager Amina was found in a forest with her four month old daughter on Tuesday by soldiers working with a vigilante group.
The army said they had detained a suspected Boko Haram militant, he said he was her husband.
Meeting the President on Thursday, Amena told her rescuers that the rest of the school girls were under heavy Boko Haram guard in Sambisa.>> It is now important for our government to move swiftly together with other governments of the world and find a way to rescue the rest of our Chibok girls.
The kind of decision making, the kind of assets that need to come together, the kind of informed choices that would be necessary. This is the moment, we must not lose this moment.>> The army's already started moving toward the forest stronghold to try to rescue the remaining girls.
Boko Haram has waged a seven year insurgency to set up an Islamic state in the remote northeast of Nigeria. During that time more than 15,000 people have been killed and 2,000,000 displaced in Nigeria and neighboring Chad, Niger and Cameroon.