Nigerian soldiers open fire as kidnapped schoolgirls returned to families: Reuters witnesses

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Jangebe (Reuters) – Nigerian soldiers opened fire in the town of Jangebe as 279 schoolgirls who had been kidnapped in northwest Nigeria were being returned to their families on Wednesday, a day after their release, according to two Reuters witnesses.

At least three people were injured, the witnesses said.

It was not immediately clear why the soldiers began shooting.