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Insecurity: Troops Rescue Six Hostages From Terrorists In Kaduna

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Sep 12, 2022

Insecurity: Troops Rescues Six Hostages From Terrorists In Kaduna

Troops of the Nigerian Army under Operation Forest Sanity have unsettled some terrorists in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State to rescue at least six victims in their camp.

Reports said the troops were on a clearance operation when they came in contact with the dreaded group around the Kangon Kadi forest, Labi and the Udawa River in the location.

The state Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday, said the gallant troops engaged the terrorists in gunfire upon sighting them from a distance.

The commissioner said the bandits immediately fled from the Kangon Kadi area as a result of the superior firepower of the troops, leaving behind six kidnapped victims at their camp.

He said, “Troops of the Nigerian Army rescued six kidnapped victims during clearance patrols conducted around the Kangon Kadi general area in Chikun LGA.

“According to operational feedback, the troops, under the Operation Forest Sanity, embarked on a clearance operation from Damba to Kangon Kadi, and fired on identified terrorists’ locations around the Kangon Kadi forest, Labi and the Udawa river.

“The terrorists fled from the Kangon Kadi area under the superior firepower of the troops, leaving behind six kidnapped victims at their camp. The victims were rescued by the troops, were: Iliya Gide, Rabi Ali, Hussaina Gide, Naomi Nuhu and her baby and Pamela Barage.”

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai was said to have commended the efforts of the troops in their fight against insurgency in the state.

This article was originally published on Naija News