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ZAMFARA: Troops rescue nine abducted victims

NINE kidnapped victims were freed by Operation Hadarin Daji troops today in Zamfara State’s Bukuyyum Local Government Area.

It was learned that the military responded to a distress call on armed bandits at Mailere village in the Gwashi district of the Bukuyyum region while conducting normal patrol and protecting farmers in their farmlands.

According to a senior military source who asked to remain anonymous stated that the forces mobilized quickly to the location of the incident and made contact with the armed bandits at the community’s gate.

However, the troops’ superior firepower forced the armed bandits to retreat and leave the nine kidnapped persons when they engaged them in combat.

The victims were said to have been successfully reunited with their families.

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