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Number of Nigerian Girls Who Escape Kidnapping Rises to 44

Nigerian officials say the number of girls who are known to have escaped from a brazen kidnapping at their secondary school has risen to 44. Officials said Saturday that 85 girls are still missing, after unidentified gunmen launched an attack in the northeastern town of Chibok on Monday, and abducted the students. On Friday, school principal Asabe Kwanbura said some of the girls had escaped by jumping from their captor's vehicles while others managed to escape from a camp where they were...

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