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ICRC raises concern on 2 abducted nurses, as Boko Haram deadline winds out Monday

By Blogger  
The International Committee of the Red Cross (#ICRC) has on Sunday issued an urgent plea to the government of Nigeria on the need to secure the release of two of the remaining abducted female aid workers who were taken by Boko Harm early this year.

In March this year, Boko Haram gunmen  attacked a camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Rann, the  headquarters of Kala-Balge local government of Borno state, during which four humanitarian aid workers were killed. 
Three female aid workers, comprising a midwife and two nurses were also abducted by the attackers. 
In August,  #ISWAP faction of the Boko Haram who claimed credit for the abduction of the  nurses releases photos and audio recording of the women who were heard pleading to the Nigerian government to negotiate their rescue as their abductors had given a deadline on their lives. 
Weeks after the release of the ISWAP message, one of the abducted humanitarian workers, a 25 years old midwife,  Saifura Khorsa, was…