Kebbi Abduction: Troops on offensive, as more victims regain freedom

EMERGENCY DIGEST– More of the abductees of the Federal Government College, Birni Yauri have been rescued by troops of the Nigerian Army operating under the auspices of Operation HADARIN DAJI.

Army spokesperson, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a press release Sunday night that the troops were supported by Nigerian Air Force component.

Earlier yesterday, one teacher and three students were rescued at Makuku, in the ongoing search and rescue operations.

He said “the troops also killed one bandit and recovered nine motorcycles and four handsets from the fleeing bandits.
“Additional troops have also been deployed to dominate the forest and deny the bandits freedom of action.

“Recall that two teachers and five students were earlier on Friday 18 June 2021 rescued by the gallant troops in a coordinated fire fight with the kidnappers.



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