Victims rescued by the army troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in Katsina state.
Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have rescued 18 women and 5 children, who were abducted in Katsina State.
A statement by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche on Wednesday said the rescue operation took place on Tuesday at Wurma Village in Kurfi Local Government Area of the state.
Maj. Gen. Enenche said the troop also recovered 75 rustled livestock.
He said troops and Police mobilised to the location following credible information on the bandit’s activities in the village.
According to him, the troops engaged the bandits who had kidnapped some locals and rustled some livestock from Kwayawa Village in Safana Local Government Area.
He said one suspected informant was arrested, in possession of arms and ammunition.
Maj. Gen. Enenche noted that the rescued kidnapped victims have been successfully reunited with their families.