Troops rescue six kidnap victims in Kebbi

Troops rescue six kidnap victims in Kebbi

Six people kidnapped by bandits have been rescued by troops of the Nigerian Army and local vigilantes in a forest in Shanga Local Government Area of ​​Kebbi State.

Special Adviser to Governor Nasir Idris on Media and Publicity, Malam Yahaya Sarki, said the hostages, all men, were rescued in good condition and reunited with their families.

The statement read;

“Troops of the 1st Battalion, Dukku Barracks, Birinin Kebbi, in conjunction with vigilantes, stormed Kogon Damisa hill around Saminaka in Shanga Local Government Area, a border town between Kebbi and Niger, on Friday.

“The team dislodged a large number of bandits and rescued six kidnap victims. The victims had already been reported missing, although they were kidnapped a long time ago.


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