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Again OPHD troops rescue 52 kidnap victims in Sokoto

In continuation with onslaught against terrorists through series of clearance operations in their Areas of Responsibilities, the combined troops of the Joint Task Force North-West Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) have again rescued 52 kidnap victims in a successful and well coordinated operation in Isa LGA of Sokoto State.

According to the information officer, Captain Ibrahim Yahaya the feat was recorded on 22 December 2023, when the troops cleared and destroyed terrorist enclaves at Saruwa, Kubuta, Gundumi villages and Bunwanga Gundumi forest in Isa LGA of Sokoto state. 

During the operation, the troops of the OPHD rescued 52 kidnap victims while several terrorists were neutralized.  The rescued victims include; 14 Males, 32 Females and 6 children who will undergo medical check-up, debrief and handover appropriate authorities to reunite them with their families.

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