Boko Haram abducts 4 soldiers, 2 policemen 24 hours after abducting 7 passengers along Damaturu-Maiduguri road


The Boko Haram insurgents have abducted four soldiers and two policemen along Damaturu-Maiduguri road today.

Neptune Prime gathered that the insurgents attacked the security officers in an ambush near Auno village on Damaturu-Maiduguri road.

The insurgents who disguised themselves in military uniforms were said to have mounted a roadblock on the highway with three Hilux vans before taking away the hostages who were returning from a short break.

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“Four military men were abducted in an 18 seater bus while two other policemen were abducted in a Gulf car,” one of the sources said.

Sagir Musa, the army spokesperson, was not available to comment on the development.

It will be recalled that at around 3.45 pm yesterday, the insurgents stopped a Golf passenger car and an Adamawa Sunshine Bus taking along with them all the five passengers in the Golf and two from the bus.


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