Troops recovered one AK-47 rifle and a few rounds of ammunition from the bandits.
An unspecified variety of bandits had been killed after they kidnapped 4 hostages in Ungwan Danko village, Birnin Gwari native authorities space of Kaduna State.
The state’s Commissioner for Inside Safety and House Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, stated in a safety report on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 the bandits kidnapped one lady and three kids from the village.
Their escape was foiled when troops mobilised to the village laid an ambush and engaged them in a gunfight.
“In the following firefight, a number of bandits had been neutralised, and others escaped with bullet wounds,”
The federal government launched blurred photographs of three of the bandits that had been killed within the encounter.
Troops recovered one AK-47 rifle and a few rounds of ammunition, and rescued all 4 hostages recognized as Halisa Aliu, Idris Ilyasu, Amina Sahaibu, and Shaaban Aliu.
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, counseled troops for the profitable operation, and known as on residents to cooperate with safety forces by offering useful data.
Bandits have killed practically 100 folks in quite a few communities in Kaduna in January and February.
Troops have additionally killed the bandits in quite a few air and land operations this 12 months, however Kaduna stays one of the troubled by bandits within the northern area.