Troops of the Operation Forest Sanity have rescued 16 kidnap victims and killed three bandits in separate operations in Birnin-Gwari and Igabi local government areas of Kaduna State.
The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said some of the rescued victims were rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical treatment.
The commissioner stated that items recovered from the terrorists included one AK-47 rifle, one pump-action gun, one Improvised Explosive Device, one Baofeng Radio, and 10 motorcycles.
He noted that the state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was excited on receiving the report and expressed satisfaction with the breakthrough recorded by the security forces.
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