Troops rescue kidnapped mother, her four children and two others in Kaduna

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Troops rescue kidnapped mother, her four children and two others in Kaduna

Story from Saleh INUWA, Kano

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have rescued seven kidnapped persons including a mother and her children during a patrol around Birnin Gwari and Chikun Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna, said the troops came under fire from bandits while on patrol along the Birnin Gwari, Gayam, Kuriga, and Manini axis.

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The troops returned fire and promptly subdued the bandits, who fled into the forests, leaving behind the captives in their custody.

The troops then rescued the seven victims, who are identified as follows: Joseph Ishaku, John Bulus, Gloria Shedrack and her four children; Jimre Shedrack, Jonathan Shedrack, Angelina Shedrack, and Abigail Shedrack.

The Government of Kaduna State commended the troops and thanked them for their brave efforts in rescuing the victims. The seven victims have been reunited with their families.

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