Troops raid kidnappers’ den, rescue victims

Posted by News Express | 18 May 2017 | 1,711 times

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•Items recovered from the kidnappers’ den.

Troops of Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe last weekend conducted successful raid operations on identified camps of sea robbers/pirates and kidnappers at Oluwasiri and Agbidama creeks in Brass and Ekeremor LGAs of Bayelsa State.

At a press briefing held at the Headquarters of Operation Delta Safe in Yenagoa, the Commander, Rear Admiral Apochi Sulaiman said: “During the operations in Oluwasiri particularly, the troops rescued two kidnapped victims. One of the victims sustained gunshot injury during the crossfire. He is currently receiving medical attention in one of our facility in Port Harcourt.”

The Commander added: “Items recovered during the raids include one HK 21E Rifle, one Rocket Propelled Gun launcher, four AK 47 rifles, three pistols, 61 pieces of 12.7/108mm ammo, five empty rifles magazine, one empty pistol magazines, 36 pieces of 7.62mm ammo, 15 pieces of 9mm ammo among other items.”

He stated that the Joint Task Force is resolved to ensure peaceful socio-economic environment for business to thrive.


Source: News Express

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