July 26, (THEWILL) – Bandits have reportedly kidnapped two soldiers in Borno State.
A top military source, who confirmed the incident, said they were kidnapped on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, Goni Masari, in Borno.
The soldiers were reportedly kidnapped while travelling to Kano in a commercial vehicle on Saturday.
Soldiers from the 134 Special Forces Battalion have been mobilised to the area to rescue the victims, which included civilians.
Security forces have also arrested the driver and vehicle in which the soldiers were travelling.