Nigerian Army Foils Kidnap Attempt, Rescues Passengers in Delta


Troops of the Nigerian Army successfully thwarted a kidnap attempt by a suspected terrorist group on the Ughelli-Patani Road in Delta State on Sunday.

In a post on its official X handle, the Nigerian Army reported that its troops responded swiftly to a distress call, leading to the rescue of passengers kidnapped while traveling in a commercial bus.

The army stated that upon receiving the distress call, troops rapidly mobilized and confronted the terrorists, who were armed with assorted weapons. A fierce firefight ensued, forcing the terrorists to abandon their captives and flee the scene.

“The rescued passengers have been taken into safe custody, where they are receiving necessary care and support. Meanwhile, the troops are currently pursuing the fleeing terrorists,” the army’s statement read.

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