Nigerian Police Rescue Soldiers Abducted By Boko Haram In Borno State.
The Nigerian Police Counter-Terrorism and Counter-insurgency Special Forces have rescued soldiers kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State, North East Nigeria.
In a ‘Situation Report’ (SITREP) sighted by Oniftv on Tuesday, the terrorists had killed two soldiers and abducted several others after attack on the Nigerian Army patrol team in Aonu near Maiduguri Metropolis.
According to the report, the attack happened at about 2.38pm on Monday “along Aonu Road, killing two soldiers and kidnapped others”.
The terrorists were also said to have carted away two gun trucks, 60 AK 47 rifles and unspecified number of ammunition.”
However, the Counter Terrorism Unit of the Nigerian Police said they were able to pinpoint the location of the terrorists at Aonu town and went after them.
The Police source said after engaging the terrorists in gun duel, their forces were able to recover one of the “gun trucks, the rifle, ammunition and rescued two soldiers alive.
“All the recovered items were handed over to the Borno State Commissioner of Police and the area of Operation is calm.”