63 Brigade: Troops Foil Kidnap Attempt In Delta, Rescue Passengers

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By Owen Akenzua, Asaba

Troops of 63 Brigade Nigerian Army deployed for internal security operations successfully thwarted a kidnapped attempt along the Ugheli-Patani Road in Delta State at the weekend

The troops swift response to a distress call resulted in the rescue of passengers who have been kidnapped in a commercial bus travelling to Rivers State, precisely Port Harcourt

In a statement issued and signed by Major Emmanuel Onoja Assistant Director Army Public Relations, a copy made available to Journalists, said that the gallant troops responded to a distress call and immediately mobilized to the scene of the incident where they engaged the kidnappers in a fierce battle, overpowering and compelling them to abandon their captives, as they scampered into the forest. All abductees were rescued unharmed.

The rescued passengers are in safe custody where they a receiving necessary care and support. Meanwhile, troops are on the trail of the fleeing kidnappers.

The statement reads:We urge the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to security agencies, as we continue in our untiring efforts to ensure peace and security in the State.”

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