Troops Release Six Hostages In Kaduna State

Six abducted victims were freed by Nigerian Army personnel during clearance operations near the Kangon Kadi general area in the Chikun LGA.

This was disclosed in a statement released by Samuel Aruwan, commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State.

He added:

“The troops, under the Operation Forest Sanity, embarked on a clearance operation from Damba to Kangon 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 victims were rescued by the troops, and are identified as follows:

Iliya Gide
Rabi Ali
Hussaina Gide
Naomi Nuhu and her baby
Pamela Barage

“The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, noted the report with gratitude, and commended the troops for sustaining valiant efforts across several fronts.’”

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