Massive victory as Nigerian troops save 17 people kidnapped by Boko Haram Nigeria news
- Nigerian soldiers are truly at the top of their game in defeating terrorists kidnapping innocent civilians in the north
- The soldiers who carried out the rescue operation were attached to Operation Hadin Kai in Sector 1 in Borno State.
- The valiant troops were congratulated by the military high command for their commitment and their decisive operations against the terrorists
Abuja – The Nigerian military continues to record successes in the fight against terrorism as it pounces on insurgents in the northern region of the country.
Nigerian troops rescued seventeen people from an attempted kidnapping by Boko Haram terrorists in an attack along Kontori along the Maiduguri – Damaturu road in Borno state.
Soldiers attached to Operation Hadin Kai from Sector 1 deployed to the Forward Operating Base (FOB) rescued the victims after suspects attempted to infiltrate the village of Auno on Wednesday, July 7.
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Onyema Nwachukwu, the director of public relations for the army in a shared statement on the Facebook Nigerian army page on Tuesday, July 13.
According to Nwachukwu, the insurgents in large numbers were intercepted by the troops who engaged them in a cannon duel.
It was also concluded that the successful operation rescued the commuting civilians who were kidnapped in the attack.
Army kills 73 terrorists, saves 55 victims in Borno
Previously, Operation Hadin Kai troops killed 73 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 55 victims in Borno State.
This was disclosed by Defense Headquarters (DHQ) through the Acting Director, Defense Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko.
According to him, the troops carried out ambushes and demining operations as well as responded to distress calls, repelled terrorist attacks on troop sites and dominated the theater of operations.
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In another development, the valiant troops of the 195 Battalion, Sector 1 of Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), in collaboration with the Civil Joint Task Force (CJTF) arrested two suspected Boko Haram logistics providers in the state of Borno.
Troops grabbed the vendors on Saturday July 3 in the general area of ââMuna in northern state.
Kidnapped Kebbi student killed, 4 others rescued
Meanwhile, Nigerian army troops on Friday (June 18) exchanged gunfire with gunmen who kidnapped students from Federal Government College in Birnin Yauri, Kebbi state.
The deputy commander of the Joint Task Force in the northwest region, Air Commodore Abubakar AbdulKadir, made it known in Zamfara state.
According to AbdulKadir, one of the students died during the meeting while four others and a teacher were saved alive.
Source: legitimate Nigeria