Troops Rescue Six Kidnap Victims in Kebbi

Troops of 1 Battalion, Dukku Barracks in collaboration with local vigilantes have rescued six hostages abducted by bandits in a forest on Friday.
The hostages were released when the Nigerian Army raided Kogon Damisa Hill around Saminaka, a border town between Kebbi and Niger in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi State
Special Adviser to Kebbi Governor on Media and Publicity, Malam Yahaya Sarki disclosed on Saturday that the hostages comprising males were rescued in good condition and had been reunited with their families.
He said that the victims were earlier reported as missing whereas they were abducted a long time ago
The statement reads: “Troops of 1 Battalion, Dukku Barracks, Birinin Kebbi in conjunction with vigilantes raided Kogon Damisa Hill around Saminaka in Shanga Local Government Area, a border town between Kebbi and Niger on Friday.
“The team dislodged a large number of bandits and rescued six kidnap victims.
“The victims had earlier been reported as missing, whereas they had been abducted a long time ago.”
Sarki commended the gallant troops and reiterated government’s unwavering commitment to supporting security agencies in the state.

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