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Troops rescue 20 policeman abducted by terrorists

By Guardian Nigeria
09 December 2021   |   2:50 pm
Nigeria's Defence Headquarters Thursday said troops have rescued 20 policemen abducted at Buni Yadi by Boko Haram terrorists. Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko said the onslaught by the troops of Operation Hadin Kai against the terrorists also resulted in the death of 62 insurgents. "20 kidnapped NPF personnel, who were abducted…

Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters Thursday said troops have rescued 20 policemen abducted at Buni Yadi by Boko Haram terrorists.

Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko said the onslaught by the troops of Operation Hadin Kai against the terrorists also resulted in the death of 62 insurgents.

“20 kidnapped NPF personnel, who were abducted when the terrorists attacked the Police Division, were rescued by own troops at Buni Yadi,”.

Onyeuko said total of 192 terrorists and their families comprising 51 adult males, 67 adult females and 74 children surrendered to the military to in the last two weeks

“The surrendered terrorists were properly profiled and handed over to appropriate authorities for necessary actions,” he said.