- The Nigerian Army has rescued no fewer than 13 farmers who were abducted by some bandits while they were on their farm in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna state
- Gallant soldiers of the Army neutralised the armed criminals while they tried to escape
Troops of the Nigerian Army have recorded a huge success against some armed bandits who kidnapped at least 13 farmers in Kaduna state.
According to some tweets on the Twitter Handle of the Nigerian Army (HQNigerianArmy), information has it that:
Following distress calls received from good Samaritans indicating the abduction of some farmers today 8 July 2019 while working on their farms at the outskirts of Kuyelo community, in Birnin Gwari Local Area of Kaduna State.
During the encounter, one of the bandits was neutralised, while others obviously escaped with gun shot wounds. Soldiers are currently combing the general area which borders Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna States.
A patrol team from 1 Division Nigerian Army stationed at Super Camp Kuyello, on Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA 111, swiftly pursed the bandits/kidnappers and rescued all the 13 kidnapped farmers after a serious exchange of fire with the criminals.
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