Soldiers rescue six hostages as offensive against terrorists continues in Kaduna

Written by on September 13, 2022

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

The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, announced this to reporters in Kaduna on Monday.

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

“Bandits fled from the Kangon Kadi area under the superior firepower of the troops, leaving behind six kidnapped victims at their camp,” the official statement said.

Mr Aruwan identified some of the victims as: Iliya Gide, Rabi Ali, Hussain Gide, Naomi Nuhu, and her baby, Pamela Baraje.

Premium Times reports that Mr Aruwan said the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’i, noted the report with gratitude and commended the troops for sustaining valiant efforts across several fronts.


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