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  • News - North West - Kaduna
  • Updated: April 12, 2022

Troops Intercept N60 Million Ransom, Kill Terrorists, Rescue Abductees

Troops of the Nigerian Army have Intercepted the sum of N60 million ransom to be delivered to terrorists in Kaduna State.

The troops further rescued the kidnapped victims while clamping down on the terrorists.

The rescued victims include women and children.

PRNigeria reported that some of the couriers of the cash ransom were suspected to be security operatives.

The report stated that the success of the operation was a result of the efforts of the Nigerian Air Force Special Forces and the ground troops of the Nigerian Army.

The operation led to the elimination of scores of terrorists.

According to PRNigeria, an intelligence operative revealed that the operation took place at the Birnin Gwari axis of Kaduna state.

The operative stated: “The sum of N60,000,000 in cash, petroleum products, and sophisticated weapons, were recovered during the operations.

“Other items recovered by the troops from the suspects include vehicles, AK-47 rifles, magazines, various kinds of ammunition, and mobile phones.

“Meanwhile, we will refer the case of the arrested couriers who mostly have identifications with security agencies to the Department of State Service (DSS) and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) for further investigation.”

 

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