Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on October 10th.
The Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1-Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, Colonel Ezindu Idimah said that the students have been handed over to their parents at Gurmi village.
According to Idimah, during the rescue operation, the bandits ran into the bush with gunshot wounds while abandoning the students after they had engaged the troops in a gun battle.
He explained that Operation Thunder Strike was a Defence Headquarters operation with troops drawn from the Army, Air Force, Police, State Services and Civil Defence Corps.
It would be recalled that bandits terrorizing Kaduna/Abuja highway kidnapped ten students of the school while on their way to school.