Insurgents abduct 7 travellers in Damaturu highway

Boko Haram terrorists have abducted seven travellers in Auno along the Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway, NobleReporters culled

On December 31, 2019, NobleReporters culled that the extremist group was planning to abduct travellers in Benishiek, Ngala, Auno, Mainok, Dikwa-monguno and Biu.

Despite the alert issued to the Nigerian Government, a source said the attack took place close to a military checkpoint in the area.

The gunmen, who were reportedly dressed in military uniform, ambushed a Volkswagen golf car and a Toyota Hiace bus belonging to the Adamawa Sunshine Transport Company.

There is no word yet on the whereabouts of the abducted persons.