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Troops rescue captives from bandits’ dungeon unhurt in Kaduna state

By Victor Akaa, Abuja

The Military High Command says, troops of Operation Thunder Strike under the subsidiary of Operation Accord, had rescued the kidnapped victims from the custody of the armed bandits in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

The operation was sequel to a credible intelligence report on kidnap of some people by armed bandits from their farm in Gwazunu village, Chikun LGA of Kaduna State.

This was contained in a statement made available to News headquarter by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche on Friday, saying the troops were promptly deployed to the scene and engaged the bandits with effective firepower.

He stated that the bandits escaped in disarray with gun shot wounds thereby abandoning the kidnapped victims.

“All the 3 victims were successfully rescued unhurt and have been reunited with their families.

“The Military High Command congratulates the gallant troops for their dedication and unwavering commitment and urges them to remain committed and sustain the onslaught against the criminals.” he concluded.

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