Yola - Captain A.O. Fadare, Public Relations Officer of 28 Task Force Brigade Mubi in Adamawa, has confirmed the rescue of some of the women abducted by insurgents in Madagali.
Fadare said in a telephone interview that soldiers rescued the women while pursuing the insurgents.
Fadare, who did not give the number of the rescued women, however, said he was still trying to verify.
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"I am still trying to verify from Madagali as you know, the operation is still on," Fadare said.
Approximately 16 women who went to fetch firewood in the forest around Sabongari village of Madagali on Wednesday, were kidnapped by insurgents.