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Troops raid terrorists’ hideout in Kebbi state rescue kidnapped persons 

Troops of  8 Division, Nigerian Army, in conjunction with operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) including local vigilantes in the early hours of today raided terrorists’ camp and successfully rescued 4 kidnapped persons and recovered arms and ammunition.

In a statement signed and made available to SMARTS NEWS by the Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations 1 Brigade Gusau, Captain Yahaya Ibrahim, the raid operation was conducted in the identified terrorists’ hideout at Sabon Gari Village in Shanga LGA of Kebbi state. During the operation, 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 uniforms.

All the rescued victims, who are 4 males, have since been reunited with their families, while troops continued to trail the wounded and fleeing terrorists.

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