Troops Raid Terrorists’ Hideout in Kebbi, Rescue Kidnap Victims

Troops of  8 Division, Nigerian Army, in conjunction with operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) with support from local vigilantes in the early hours of today raided terrorists’ camp and successfully rescued 4 kidnapped persons and recovered arms and ammunition.

The raid operation was conducted in the identified terrorists’ hideout at Sabon Gari Village in Shanga LGA of Kebbi state.

During the operation, troops neutralized one of the terrorists and extricated four kidnap victims. The troops also recovered 3 AK 47 rifles, 3 Magazines, 142 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition and 2 pairs of camouflage uniforms.

According to a statement by Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations 1 Brigade, Gusau, Captain Yahaya Ibrahim, all the rescued victims, including four males have since been reunited with their families, while troops continued to trail the wounded and fleeing terrorists.

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