Troops rescue 6 hostages in Kaduna

Troops rescue 6 hostages in Kaduna

By Mohammed Tijjani, Kaduna.

 

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued six kidnapped victims during clearance patrols conducted around the Kangon Kadi general area in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

 

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan confirmed the development in a statement on Monday in Kaduna.

 

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

 

“Bandits fled from the Kangon Kadi area due to the superior firepower of the troops, leaving behind six kidnapped victims at their camp.

 

“The victims were rescued by the troops.”

 

The Commissioner said, Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i received the report with gratitude and commended the troops for sustaining their onslaught across several fronts.

 

“Citizens will be updated on further developments,” Aruwan added.

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