Troops rescue 16 kidnapped victims, neutralize three bandits in Kaduna

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Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have rescued 16 victims during operations in Birnin Gwari-Kaduna Road and a location in Igabi LGA.

The Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

He said the troops rescued the victims after they responded to a distress call along the Udawa-Manini axis of the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna Road.

In a similar operation, troops responded to a distress call in Gonan Doctor village, Igabi LGA and laid ambush at a likely crossing point in Maraban Huda village where they neutralized one bandit and a kidnapped victim who was injured was rescued and taken to Jaji Cantonment Hospital for treatment.

“The troops also recovered one AK47 rifle, one pump action gun, one Improvised Explosive Device, one Baofeng Radio, and 10 motorcycles.” The statement said.


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