The Troops of Sector 4 of Operation Whirl Punch, and Particular Forces of the 167 Battalion have cleared a terrorists hideout throughout a fierce encounter in Kaduna State.
Based on a safety replace shared by Samuel Aruwan,
Commissioner, Ministry of Inside Safety and House Affairs, Kaduna State on Saturday, stated troops who launched into a protracted vary combating patrol to Tukurua basic space of Chikun Native Authorities Space engaged and overpowered the outlaws, neutralizing one, with others fleeing in disarray.
“The troops through the operation rescued 14 kidnapped victims, comprising 9 males and 5 girls. The victims have been moved to a safe location for debriefing and examination earlier than being reunited with their households.
” In the midst of the battle, the troops destroyed a number of camps. Two bikes have been recovered through the operation.
” The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai who expressed his elation on the report, counseled the troops and praised the management of the Main Basic TA Lagbaja, GOC One Division and Drive Commander of the Operation Whirl Punch.
” The Governor additional extolled the skilled prowess of the troops, as all of the kidnapped residents have been rescued alive and unharmed,” Aruwan stated.