Soldiers who were kidnapped by Boko Haram have been rescued by police officers
Some police officers have rescued two soldiers who were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents along Auno road in Borno state.
According to a security situation report which was cited by PR Nigeria, some soldiers who were on patrol suffered an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday July 13.
It was learnt that two soldiers were allegedly killed by the insurgents who also abducted others and went away with their gun trucks.
Two soldiers were rescued and one gun-truck and rifles were recovered from the insurgents after a gun battle with the Counter-Terrorism unit of the Nigeria police.
The report read;
“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 the military’s gun trucks, AK 47Rifles and unspecified numbers of ammunition.
“Counter-Terrorism unit of the Nigeria 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.”