The 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna says its troops have rescued four kidnapped victims and destroyed bandits camps in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 1 Division Nigerian Army, Lieutenant Colonel Musa Yahaya, made this known in a statement issued in Kaduna.

Yahaya said that the kidnapped victims were rescued on Monday.

Yahaya explained that during the operation, troops came in contact with bandits and engaged them squarely.

He said they faced them with superior firepower forcing them to abandon their victims captives and took to their heels with various degrees of gunshot wounds.

Yahaya said the General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army and Force Commander Operation Whirl Punch, Major General Bamidele Alabi commended the troops for their resilience and professionalism before and during the operation.