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Boko Haram Hijacks Bus, Abducts 20 Passengers In Borno

Some members of the Boko Haram terrorists group have hijacked a commercial bus and kidnapped about 20 passengers on board in Maiduguri, Borno state capital city...

The passengers, were reportedly kidnapped on Wednesday, September 5, while they were travelling on the bus.

Witnesses who spoke to newsmen said between 10 and 20 passengers were abducted by the terrorists.

One of the witnesses, Isa Musa, said it was still uncertain, the accurate number of victims of the fresh attack by the group.

According to Musa, his uncle and some women are also among those kidnapped by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Musa said: “Boko Haram attacked a commercial vehicle and abducted some civilians - over 10 men and women were abducted."

"My uncle was in the bus with some other passengers, men and women, about 20 of them, when the incident occurred," Musa said.

Also confirming the incident was a soldier who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he is not in the position to speak on the matter.