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BREAKING: Army rescues 16 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

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Troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in 1 Division in Kaduna State have reportedly rescued 16 kidnapped victims from the hands of violent extremists and terrorists in Tantatu Community of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Reacting to an intel, the troops on March 17, 2024 at about 10:30 PM tracked the insurgents who had earlier stormed the community in numbers and kidnapped some of the villagers as hostages.

BREAKING: Army rescues 16 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

The Army headquarters in a statement, said, “On arriving the scene of the incident, the troops tenaciously pursued the insurgents, engaging them in a ferocious exchange of fire and consequently rescuing 16 kidnapped victims.

BREAKING: Army rescues 16 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

“The troops are still exploiting the bushes in continuation of the search and rescue operations to extricate other victims and balk the nefarious activities of the insurgents.

“The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Taoreed Abiodun Lagbaja has commended the troops for the successful rescue of the kidnap victims.

“He charged them to remain vigilant as they conduct ongoing counter insurgency operations to liberate all troubled areas in the country.”

 

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