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Troops rescue three more students abducted from FGC Yauri in Kebbi

Troops of the Nigerian Army have announced the successful rescue of three more students and one staff of the Federal Government College, Yauri, Kebbi State.

Okay.ng had reported that gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked and abducted number of students and teachers on Thursday.

However, some of the abductees were rescued by troops; however, one of the kidnapped students was killed.

Army spokesperson, Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement issued on Sunday said that one of the gunmen was killed, while nine motorcycles and four handsets were recovered during the rescue operation.

The statement reads: “Troops of the Nigerian Army operating under the auspices of Operation Hadarin Daji supported by Nigerian Air Force component have rescued more abductees of the FGC Birnin Yauri.

“One teacher and three students were rescued yesterday at Makuku in the ongoing search and rescue operations.

“The troops also killed one bandit and recovered nine motorcycles and four handsets from the fleeing bandits.

“Additional troops have also been deployed to dominate the forest and deny the bandits freedom of action.”

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