Suspected kidnappers have abducted seven officers of the Nigerian Navy in Edo State.
It was gathered that the security personnel were kidnapped while travelling to Delta from Kaduna.
Meanwhile, men of the Nigerian Police Force have rescued five of the naval officers.
The officers from a Naval Base in Kaduna state were said to have been abducted on Sapele-Warri road.
“They were on their way to Navy Engineering College, Sapele in Delta State,” according to a source.
A further report disclosed that police operatives from the state police command, that acted on intelligence report, rescued five of the officers while two others are still missing.
The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson, SP. Kotongs Bello.
“We rescued five and two others are yet to be rescued. That is the one I am aware of.”
Naija News had earlier reported that the Islamic State in West Africa Province recently released pictures of soldiers allegedly abducted in Yobe State.
Source: Naija News