Army Sergeant & 13 Others Kidnapped By Boko Haram Insurgents In Borno

Published 1 month ago by: onuigbo felicia
at 08:49 PM, 6/12/2019 (1 month ago)

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Fourteen people, including two Red Cross workers and an army sergeant, have been kidnapped in Borno State.

According to two security sources, the group was intercepted by fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Wednesday night.

“Terrorists from ISWAP set up a roadblock on a road between Maiduguri and Damaturu yesterday… and took 14 people,” one security source said.

“Among the kidnap victims are an army sergeant and his family and two Red Cross staff who were also taken.”

A second security source confirmed the kidnapping of the soldier and the Red Cross workers.

The two are the latest aid workers snatched by insurgents in the region, where the army has been fighting for about a decade.

ISWAP is a Boko Haram splinter faction that swore allegiance to Islamic State in 2016. It has carried out numerous attacks on civilians.

In a statement, the group claimed that six soldiers and eight civilians, including two Red Cross workers, were among those kidnapped.

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Brave5500 at 09:02 PM, 6/12/2019 (1 month ago)
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No..  200 DSS are busy  rearresting sowore cursed country...
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SweetDaddy1 at 10:31 PM, 6/12/2019 (1 month ago)
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There is a civil war in the North east of Nigeria but the federal government told the World that boko haram terrorist group has been defeated.
Terrorist sponsors has taken over the sit of power in the Country and our soldiers are paying the supreme price because of poor official judgment.
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crocatum at 02:26 AM, 7/12/2019 (1 month ago)
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It is Sowore they are attacking, they don't have work to do, okay o.
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