Operation Thunder Strike troops in kaduna have rescued the remaining four abducted students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.
This news was confirmed by Col Ezindu Idimah, the Deputy Army Public Relations Officer,1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, after the rescue of an earlier set.
Nigerians have expressed worry about the spate of insecurity in the country and the return of the school girls has been met with excitement.
According to Col. Ezindu Idimah “On Monday October 14, at about 6 am, following a tip off from a reliable source, troops raided the hideout of the bandits and successfully rescued the remaining 4 students without any injury,”
He explained that during the operation for the rescued abducted kaduna students, the bandits ran into the bush with gunshot wounds while abandoning the students after they had engaged the troops in a gun duel.
Idimah further broke down to the press that Operation Thunder Strike was a Defence Headquarters operation with troops drawn from the Army, Air Force, Police, State Services and Civil Defence Corps.
He encouraged Nigerians to sleep easy because irrespective of the task at hand, the Nation can rely on its security operatives.