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Some abducted schoolgirls returned to Nigeria's Dapchi - witnesses

ABUJA, March 21 (Reuters) - Some of the 110 schoolgirls abducted from the Nigerian town of Dapchi last month were brought back on Wednesday, two witnesses said.

The witnesses said the girls were returned by people they thought were Islamist militant insurgents from the Boko Haram group. Thy did not say how many had come back.

A military officer at a checkpoint near the town of told Reuters: "Boko Haram have brought the girls." (Reporting by Paul Carsten)