Operatives of the Nigerian Police Counter-terrorism unit have rescued two soldiers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.
Recently, the soldiers were abducted following an attack by the insurgents, which also led to the killing of some security personnel.
This is coming on the heels of the Nigerian army countering an attempt by the Islamist terrorists to capture an Army Barrack in Maiduguri on Monday.
According to a ‘Situation Report’ (SITREP), it disclosed that “At 14.30 Hrs of July 13, 20120, an Army Patrol Team was attacked by Boko Haram along Auno Road and killed two soldiers and kidnapped others while carting away two of military’s gun truck, AK 47 Rifles and unspecified numbers of ammunition.
“Counter-Terrorism Unit of the Nigerian Police on pin down point (operation), at the area went after the terrorists. After a gun battle recovered one gun-truck, rifles and rescued two soldiers alive.
“All exhibits handed over to the Commissioner of Police Command,” the security report concluded.Follow us on social media