Troops foils kidnap attempt, rescue 3 victims after gunbattle with bandit in Zamfara


By: Zagazola Makama


The troops of Operation Hadarin Daji on the night of Sunday foil a kidnap attempt by bandits at the outskirts of Kwatarkwashi Village in Gusau Local Government Area.


It was gathered that a large number of the terrorists on motorcycles dispatched Munhaye forest at about 10:45pm, in an attempt to attack the Bukunku community near Kwatarkwashi, Gusau LGA. 


But in a prompt response to a distress call, the troops  foiled the attack and rescued three abducted persons after engaging them in a shootout, forcing them to abandon the 3 Kidnap victims, who were immediately rescued by the troops. 


One of the victims, however, sustained injury and has been evacuated to a hospital for further medical attention, while efforts are ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators.

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