By Our Correspondent
Troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army, in conjunction with operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and local vigilantes have successfully raided a terrorists’ camp, where they rescued 4 abducted persons and recovered arms and ammunition.
Captain Yahaya Ibrahim, Acting Assistant Director, Public Relations, 1 Brigade, Gusau, in a statement says the raid operation was conducted in the identified terrorists’ hideout at Sabon Gari Village in Shanga LGA of Kebbi state in the early hours of 23 January 2024.
During the operation, the 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 uniform.
The statement notes that all the rescued victims have since been reunited with their families, while the troops have continued to trail the wounded and fleeing terrorists.