Gunmen have abducted seven officers of the Nigerian Navy in Edo State.
Daily Trust reports that the officers were abducted on Sapele-Warri road while travelling to Delta from Kaduna state.
It was gathered that Police have rescued five of the Naval officers.
“They were on their way to Navy Engineering College, Sapele in Delta State,” a source told Daily Trust.
It was also learnt that officers from the Edo State Police Command, acting on intelligence report, rescued five of the officers while two others are still missing.
The State Command’s spokesperson, SP. Kotongs Bello, confirmed the development.
He said; “We rescued five and two others are yet to be rescued. That is the one I am aware of.”
This comes after Boko Haram released pictures of soldiers allegedly abducted in Yobe State