Troops foil kidnap attempt in Zamfara, kill 2 terrorists as they rescue four passengers

Sunday, June 9, 2024 
-Troops of the Nigerian Army have foiled an attempt by terrorists to kidnap passengers in Zamfara State. 

The Army in a statement on Sunday, June 9, 2024, said the troops deployed along the Gusau-Tsafe-Funtua road, responding to a distress call successfully thwarted a kidnap attempt in the Angwan Chida area of Tsafe Local Government Area. 

During the rescue operation, troops engaged the terrorists attempting to abduct occupants of a Toyota Corolla in a fierce shootout, neutralizing two terrorists and rescuing four passengers.

The operation resulted in the recovery of two AK-47 rifles, three magazines, 31 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one motorcycle, and the vehicle involved in the attempted abduction. 


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