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Troops neutralize terrorists, foil kidnap attempt in Taraba

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Troops of the 6 Brigade of the Nigerian Military have neutralised 5 violent extremists, thwarted kidnapping makes an attempt and recovered a considerable cache of arms and ammunition in Taraba State.

This was made recognized in a submit on the Military’s X deal with on Tuesday, April 2.

In line with the Military, the troops acted on actionable intelligence on the plan of criminals to kidnap some church members coming back from a program in Wukari alongside Tor – Tse and Takum highway.

The submit reads: “In a major operation geared toward sustaining peace and safety in Taraba State, troops of 6 Brigade Nigerian Military have neutralized 5 violent extremists, foiled kidnapping makes an attempt and recovered a considerable cache of arms and ammunition.

“The troops whereas performing on actionable intelligence on the plan of the extremists to kidnap some church members coming back from church program in Wukari alongside Tor – Tse and Takum highway acted decisively.

“Troops of 93 Battalion deployed in Wukari swiftly swung into motion and tactically lied in await the violent extremists and the Insurgents Within the early hours of in the present day 2 April 2024.

“The troops made contact with the extremist and engaged them in a fierce enjoyable battle resulting in the neutralization of 4 extremists and restoration of two AK 47 Rifles, 1 Pump Motion Rifle and a couple of AK 47 Journal.”

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