Saturday, November 26, 2022

Troops Infiltrate Bandits’ Lair Near Kaduna, Free Three Captives

Troops from Operation Forest Sanity raided a bandits’ base during a clearance operation in the Kuriga-Manini-Udawa general regions near the Chikun-Birnin Gwari line, Kaduna State, and released three captives.

Samuel Aruwan, the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, revealed this in a statement on Wednesday, September 28.

He said the forces conducted search-and-rescue operations at the hideout near Ungwan Malam Ali based on reliable intelligence.

He stated:

“The troops made contact with the bandits, who withdrew with gunshot wounds under the superior firepower of the advancing forces.

“On raiding the camp, the troops rescued three kidnapped persons, identified as Luka Ibrahim, Yusuf Jibril and Saminu Abdullahi.

“The troops recovered one AK47 rifle, eighteen rounds of ammunition, and eleven pump action cartridges

“The Kaduna State Government received the operational feedback with satisfaction and commended the troops for another successful round of operations in the area.

“The rescued citizens have been returned to their community. Troops will continue to carry out operations in the general areas.

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