Hours after over 300 schoolgirls were abducted from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara state, seven of them escaped from their captors.
The girls were abducted by suspected bandits in the early hours of Friday, February 26.
However, a source in the community confirmed to the media that the escaped girls returned home from their abductors on Friday evening.
The source claimed the girls maneuvered their way back from the bandits while trekking along the forest. He also said more of the kidnapped girls were expected back home.