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ISWAP Terrorists Abduct Another Set Of Passengers On Borno Highway

Posted by Samuel on Sat 11th Dec, 2021 - tori.ng

Security sources said the commuters were heading to Maiduguri in Borno State from Damaturu in Yobe when they were intercepted a few kilometres after Benishiek town.

 

Fighters of the the Islamic State in West Africa Province terrorist group have abducted an unspecified number of passengers along Damaturu/Maiduguri Highway in Borno State. 

Security sources said the commuters were heading to Maiduguri in Borno State from Damaturu in Yobe when they were intercepted a few kilometres after Benishiek town.

Benishiek is the headquarters of Kaga Local Government Area in Borno.

“Yes, there was an attack on motorists this morning along Damaturu/Maiduguri Highway, these people abducted an unspecified number of passengers around Benishiek and Mainok axis. We don’t have more details than this,” the source said.

Chairman, North-East Network of Civil Organisation, Ahmed Shehu, also confirmed that he received reports of the abduction.

“Yet another abduction in Damaturu-Maiduguri route this morning. Why can’t we have a sustainable solution to this reoccurring misfortune?” Shehu queried.

It was gathered that the incident happened around 8:30am on Saturday. 

Terrorists had recently abducted passengers in the state, which is the epicenter of insurgency. 



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