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Sunday, 20 December 2020

Boko Haram Abducts 35 Passengers On Borno Highway

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As many as thirty-five commuters have been abducted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents reports have shown.

They were abducted on a Borno highway, a senior security source said.

The source said the commuters were travelling at about 6pm on Friday when they encountered the insurgents dressed in military camouflage.

He said the commuters were few kilometres away from Maiduguri and were rushing to meet up with the 6pm window allowed for vehicles to get into troubled Maiduguri.

One of those who was lucky not to be abducted told journalists that when they got to Garin Kuturu, they saw a massive fire and initially thought it was bush burning but on getting closer, they realised that a big truck had been set ablaze by hoodlums, many of whom were dressed in military camouflage.

He said it was already too late for some of them as they had already run into the ambush.

The Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, also did not answer calls to his phone and had yet to reply to a text message sent to his line as of the time of filing this report.

Meanwhile, a female suicide bomber on Saturday killed at least three and injured seven people in an attack on Konduga, Borno State.

The bomber reportedly targeted a crowded area in the town, Anadolu Agency reported a local government official as saying.

“The bomber snuck into the area and detonated her explosives. Three people are dead,”
the official said, requesting anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media.


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