Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued three villagers abducted from their farms on Wednesday in Maro village along Kaduna-Abuja highway.

The Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1-Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, Colonel Ezindu Idimah said that one of the kidnappers was killed in the operation.
Idimah said an AK47 rifle with two 7.62 special ammunition were recovered at the scene.

Also, the General Officer Commanding, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Faruk Yahaya has called on the public to report any person with gunshot wounds to the nearest security post for speedy action.