According to breaking publication from military sources, dreaded Islamic group, Boko Haram may have kidnapped 18 female soldiers in Baga in Borno State.
Two sources disclosed to SaharaReporters that, out of 26 female soldiers posted to the military base of the Multinational Joint Task Force, only eight have so far been accounted for.
Troop commander, Colonel Kuti, has also not been found since the insurgents attacked the town on Saturday.
Nigerian army Residents of Baga told reporters that Boko Haram insurgents invaded their town and killed at least 55 people, including soldiers attached to MNJTF. Both residents and security sources said the insurgent attack lasted close to 18 hours before the Islamist terrorists overpowered the troops and seized the military base.
One military source said the attack took them by surprise. He said the troops made a gallant effort to repel the attack, but that hundreds of Islamist militants stormed the military base with high-caliber weapons. A resident revealed that the invading insurgents also burnt down parts of the fishing town.