Troops Neutralise Two Terrorists, Rescue 35 Kidnap Victims In Katsina

Troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) operating in Katsina State have rescued 35 kidnapped victims and neutralized 2 terrorists.

Security Analyst and Counter Insurgency Expert, Zagazola Makama, who disclosed this on Tuesday via his official X (formerly Twitter) handle, said the feat was achieved on 27 January, during clearance operations to some identified terrorist camps at Dumburum forest following a search and rescue operation.

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TheFact Daily learns that during the operation, troops had an encounter with the armed terrorists, neutralizing 2 of the terrorists while others escaped with severe gunshot wounds.

The rescued victims include 19 males, 12 females as well as 4 children, who were immediately handed over to the Katsina State Government by the Commander 17 Brigade Nigerian Army/Sector 2 Operation HADARIN DAJI, Brigadier General OA Fadairo, who pledged to continue the attack on the terrorist enclaves.

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