There are very strong indications that the insurgent group Boko Haram is fracturing as shortages of weapons and fuel have caused tension among the soldiers and the leaders.

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One of the released victims told Reuters Agency that the fighters are saying that their leaders have deceived them into fighting in the name of religion.

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According to some of the rescued women, the group abducted an estimated 2,000 women and girls in 2014 as it tried to create an Islamic state.

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So far the army has freed nearly 700 in the past one week.
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