How police rescued Nigerian soldiers from Boko Haram: Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) of the Nigeria Police have rescued two soldiers kidnapped by Boko Haram.
How police rescued Nigerian soldiers from Boko Haram
The elite police force rescued the troops of the Nigerian army from the Borno state insurgents.
The terrorists killed their colleagues during an offensive on the patrolling troops.
According to PRNigeria, the Police Situation Report (SITREP) on the operation was issued on Tuesday.
It noted that 2:30pm of July 13, 20120, “an Army Patrol Team was attacked by Boko Haram along Auno Road”.
The sect killed two soldiers and kidnapped others.
Two military gun trucks, AK 47 rifles and unspecified numbers of ammunition, were carted away.
“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.”
The report added that all the exhibits had been handed over to the police commissioner, Borno Command.
However, Nigerian troops thwarted an attempt by Boko Haram to seize an Army cantonment in Maiduguri.
Terrorists opened fire to the 333 Artillery Barracks, but they were resisted.
Strong fire exchanges lasted two hours between late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.