Boko Haram terrorists » have abducted 14 women and two girls in Adamawa State, reports say.
The victims were said to have been kidnapped by the insurgents on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, according to Premium Times.
Two other women were said to have escaped abduction by pretending that they had drowned.
“The two women who are in real state of trauma told us that the suspected Boko Haram insurgents had a field day carting away the women when their escorts ran away for their dear lives,” a source said.
“They left the women to their own devices as the gunmen were left unchallenged leading to the abduction of the said women,” the source added.
The incident has been confirmed by the representative of the Michika/ Madagali Federal Constituency, Adamu Kamale .
The latest abduction comes after President Muhammadu Buhari stated that Boko Haram no longer posed a threat to Nigeria.