Five kidnappers were shot dead yesterday during shoot out by the army in Bauchi State.
This was revealed in a statement by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
“Yesterday at about 1.30pm, troops of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army deployed at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Ningi, on routine patrol, came across suspected kidnappers at Dutsen Makurdi, Ningi Local Government Area.
“The suspected kidnappers opened fire on the troops that led to exchange of gunfire between both at the end which 5 kidnappers were killed.
“The patrol team recovered 3 Dane guns and other dangerous weapons from the suspects.” See more photo below;