Chadian soldiers ‘rescue 85 Nigerians from Boko Haram’

Boko Haram militants have carried out a series of audacious attacks in recent years
Boko Haram militants have carried out a series of audacious attacks in recent years

Reports are emerging of the rescue by Chadian troops of some 85 Nigerian villagers abducted earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants.

A Nigerian security official told AFP that they had intercepted a convoy of buses transporting gunmen and the villagers in a routine security check.

Neither the Nigerian or Chadian militaries have confirmed the reports.

Boko Haram is accused of kidnapping hundreds of people in the north-east of Nigeria, and neighbouring Cameroon…

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