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Six rescued as Army bombs bandits in Kaduna forest

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Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued six kidnapped victims during clearance patrols in Kangon Kadi of Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.

Commissioner for Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

Aruwan said according to operational feedback, 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.

According to him: “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, and 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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