Troops Raid Terrorists’ Hideout In Kebbi, Rescue 4 Kidnap Victims

Troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army, in a raid operation conducted at Sabon Gari Village in Shanga LGA of Kebbi State, have successfully rescued 4 kidnapped persons and recovered arms and ammunition.

Captain Yahaya Ibrahim, Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations 1 Brigade, Gusau, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

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During the operation, which was conducted in conjunction with operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) including local vigilantes in the early hours of Tuesday, 23 January 2024, troops neutralized one of the terrorists and extricated 4 kidnap victims.

The troops also recovered 3 AK 47 rifles, 3 Magazines, 142 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, and 2 pairs of camouflage uniforms.

“The rescued victims, all male have since been reunited with their families, while troops continue to trail the wounded and fleeing terrorists”, Ibrahim said.


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