By Augustine Osayande, PhD
Nigerian troops of Operation THUNDER STRIKE under Operation ACCORD, have rescued three kidnap victims from bandits in Gwazunu village, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Confirming the report, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major-General John Enenche, said the operation followed credible intelligence on the kidnap of some people by bandits from their farm in the village.
He said troops of the Operation THUNDER STRIKE under Operation ACCORD promptly deployed to the scene and engaged the bandits with effective firepower.
Enenche added that the bandits escaped in disarray with gunshot wounds thereby abandoning the kidnapped victims.
He said all the three victims were successfully rescued unhurt and have been reunited with their families.
He also said the Military High Command congratulates the gallant troops for their dedication and unwavering commitment and urges them to remain committed and sustain the onslaught against the criminals.