Gunmen believed to be members of Boko Haram ambushed vehicles travelling along the Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway, around 2 pm on Monday and abducted over 15 travellers.
According to reports, the insurgents driving in Hilux vehicles waylaid a Toyota Hiace Mass Transit bus narrates that the attack took place and all the passengers on the vehicle were kidnapped.
The source also added that the attackers, who were all armed and some were dressed in military uniforms, later released the bus driver.
However, it was gathered that the spot where the insurgence took place was not far from a military checkpoint.
Similarly, the terrorists on Monday attacked the 333 Artillery Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State.