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Boko Haram abducts soldiers, policemen returning to base on Damaturu-Maiduguri road

Valentine Chinyem

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Four soldiers and two policemen have been abducted by Boko Haram insurgents along Damaturu-Maiduguri road.

This was revealed by a source, who spoke in anonymity. He said the insurgents who were dressed in military uniforms mounted a roadblock on the highway with three Hilux vans.

However the unsuspecting passengers believed it was a genuine military roadblock. The stop and search by the insurgents yielded result, as the soldiers and policemen who were returning to their various bases ans units after a short break, were taking away.

“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.

However, neither the army or police has released an official statement as regards the abduction.