The Nigerian Military ambushed a bandits’ camps and rescued 10 victims who have been chained throughout clearance operations performed in Chikun and Igabi Native Authorities Areas of Kaduna State.
The State Commissioner of Inside Safety and Dwelling Affairs, who disclosed this in an announcement on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, stated the hostages have been found after troops dislodged a location generally known as ‘Daban Lawal Kwalba’ in Igabi and overpowered closely armed bandits guarding them.
Aruwan additional stated troops neutralised a number of bandits whereas on the clearance operations throughout the 2 LGAs.
“Troops of Operation Forest Sanity neutralized several bandits and dislodged camps during clearance operations conducted across some hard-to-reach locations spanning Chikun and Igabi LGAs,” the assertion learn.
“As disclosed in an operational feedback, the troops neutralized an unspecified number of bandits while clearing out insurgent and bandit camps at Apewohe in Chikun LGA.
“The operation prolonged to Dakwala and Kunai hills in the identical LGA, the place extra hideouts have been cleared, although no contact was made with bandits.
“Another camp was similarly dislodged at a location known as ‘Daban Lawal Kwalba’ in Igabi LGA, after the troops overpowered heavily armed bandits guarding hostages.
“The troops after clearing out the bandits stormed the hideouts and rescued ten kidnapped individuals who have been chained and certain with ropes. The pictures hooked up depict the dire scenario during which the hostages have been discovered.”
The troops untied the hostages, who have been recognized as follows: Surajo Aliyu, Ayuba Yakubu, Ibrahim Abdulrasheed, Aliyu Mohammed, Magaji Tasiu, Nasiru Ahmed, Mohammadu lbrahim, Ayuba Abdulsalam, Kelvin Musa, and Paul Patrick.
“The troops who came under further attack in the thick forest, successfully evacuated the hostages to a military facility where they are receiving medical attention before being reunited with their families,” the commissioner acknowledged.
Moreover, a camp was cleared at Rafin Gwaska, Igabi LGA, the place the next objects have been recovered, amongst different results: three domestically made rifles, one AK-47 journal, one AK-47 prime cowl, 4 Bafoeng radio chargers, eleven cellphones, three music bins, two units of army uniforms, one frag jacket, spanners, knives and chains.
“The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i noted the report with satisfaction, and thanked the troops for the rescue of the ten citizens. The Governor commended the troops for the relentless spirit displayed in the ongoing operations, and encouraged them to sustain these efforts to ultimate victory.
“Residents are strongly suggested to not harbour or present medical assist to suspicious people carrying what could also be gunshot wounds. Such circumstances are to be instantly reported to the Safety Operations Room on the traces 09034000060 and 08170189999.” he added.