Nigerian Army Rescues 24 Abducted by Bandits in Zamfara 


In a successful operation, troops from Operation Hadarin Daji, conducted by the Nigerian Army, have rescued 24 individuals who were abducted by bandits in Zamfara State.

The daring rescue mission took place on Friday, during which soldiers engaged in a fierce gun battle with the criminals, resulting in the deaths of at least four individuals.

The abducted victims were freed from the clutches of the bandits as a result of the determined efforts and bravery displayed by the army troops. The Nigerian Army’s commitment to the safety and security of Nigerian citizens was evident as they confronted the armed bandits, putting their lives on the line to ensure the rescue of the innocent captives.

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The operation took place in Zamfara State, which has been plagued by banditry and kidnappings in recent times. The successful outcome of this mission will bring a sigh of relief to the affected individuals and their families, while also serving as a stern warning to the criminal elements involved in such activities.


The Nigerian Forces say it remains resolute in its fight against banditry and criminality, employing various strategies and operations to safeguard the lives and properties of Nigerians. The rescue of the 24 abducted persons showcases the effectiveness of these operations and underscores the army’s commitment to restoring peace and security in the region.