UPDATE: Terrorist may release half of the kidnap girls very soon… read on
However, a source close to the group says they are in talks with the Nigerian government to release up to half of the kidnapped girls in the coming days.
According to the BBC:
The militant Islamist group, which kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls a month ago, is willing to conduct a “gradual” release of its hostages in return for the release of Boko Haram prisoners in Nigerian jails, it was claimed.
In a significant concession, the group has abandoned demands for its top commanders to be released, seemingly aware that this would be politically impossible for the Nigerian government.
And although the Nigerian government has insisted that they are not willing to negotiate a prisoner swap, the source claims that…
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