Police operatives in Katsina State, Northern Nigeria have rescued six kidnapped victims from after raiding terrorists’ hideouts at Tandama village in Danja Local Government Area of the state.
Police Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isah who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, said the success was recorded on based on intelligence gathering by the security personnel.
In a related development, eight suspected terrorists including their leader Abdulkarim Faka-Faka were killed during Air Force raids in the same area in a mop-up operation.
Sources say the operation which occurred on Saturday evening into Sunday morning, saw some terrorists flee but all their rustled cows perished.
Speaking to a local media on ways to tackle the security situation in the country, Retired Director, Department if State Services, DSS Mike Ejiofor, says the government needs to intensify its collaboration with the people.