The Nigerian Army has said that gallant Nigerian soldiers have killed three Kidnappers and recovered weapons somewhere around Auchi-Benin road in Edo state.
The Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement revealed that gallant Nigerian soldiers neutralised three while acting on credible intelligence.
The statement explained that the kidnappers met their doom while carrying out their devious operation along the axis. However, they ran out of luck as the vigilant troops swooped down on them, engaging them in a gunfight that resulted in the deaths of three members of the gang, while others fled in other directions.
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The statement said, “troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army(NA) acting on credible intelligence have taken out 3 kidnappers, who are believed to be part of the notorious kidnap turn robbery gang terrorizing the ever busy Auchi-Benin road in Edo state today, 2 February 2022.”
“The kidnappers met their waterloo while on their nefarious operation along the axis. They however ran out of luck, as the vigilant troops swooped on them, engaging them in a gun duel that led to the elimination of three members of the gang, while others fled in different directions.”
“The gallant troops recovered one AK 47 rifle, one Pump Action Shotgun and other dangerous weapons.”
“Meanwhile, efforts are ongoing to track the fleeing criminals and free up that corridor from all forms of violent crime.”
Source: The Nigerian Army.