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Troops Rescue 24 Kidnapped Victims, Kill Four Terrorists in Zamfara

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The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have rescued 24 kidnapped victims and killed four bandits in a firefight in Zamfara State.

Army Spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement over the weekend, said the feat was achieved by troops of 223 Battalion, operating under Sector 1 of a Joint Task Force.

He said they engaged the bandits in a firefight in the early hours of July 7 at Kabugu Lamba in Maru Local Government Area.

The rescued persons comprised nine adult females, 14 males, and a child.


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