B’Haram: Police Locate Some Abducted Officers, Says Search On To Find OthersLatest News, News Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
By Ayo Balogun
Nigeria Police Force has confirmed that eight out 35 of its officers declared missing during recent attack by the Boko Haram insurgents on a Police Mobile Force training camp near Gwoza, Borno state, have been located
The Force Spokesperson, ACP Emmanuel Ojukwu, made the confirmation Tuesday in Abuja, during a chart with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Ojukwu replied that the officers have been found two days ago, while he was hopeful the remaining 27 men would be located in the ongoing search and rescue mission.
The officers got missing during an attack by the militants on the Police academy a week ago (August 20) having been earlier resisted in an invasion carried out on August 7.
Gwoza was declared an Islamic Caliphate on Sunday, by the insurgents’ head, Abubakar Shekau.
Another towns – Gamboru and Ngala in Borno were terrorized yesterday, an attack the insurgents dislodged 480 soldiers who later fled to Maroua, a Cameroonian town of about 80 kilometers from Nigerian border.
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