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Troops Raid Terrorists’ Hideout Kill One, Rescue 4 Kidnap Victims And Recover Firearms in Kebbi



Troops of 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Sokoto in conjunction with operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), including local vigilantes in the early hours of this Tuesday raided terrorists’ camp and successfully rescued four kidnapped victims and recovered arms and ammunition in Kebbi State Northwest Nigeria.


A statement by the Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations One Brigade Gusau, Captain Yahaya Ibrahim said, the raid operation was conducted in the identified terrorists’ hideout at Sabon Gari Village in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi State Northwest Nigeria.


He said, that during the operation, troops neutralized one of the terrorists and extricated four 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.


All the rescued victims who are four males have since been reunited with their families, while troops continued to trail the wounded and fleeing terrorists.

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