NAF Rescued 7 Kidnapped Chinese Expatriates
Yesterday was a day of freedom for seven kidnapped Chinese Expatriates who had been kidnapped since June,2022.
The Chinese Expatriates were rescued by personnel of the Nigerian Air Force, Special Forces (SF) under the 271 NAF Detachment, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State.
The rescue operation was carried out in the early hours of 17 December 2022 leading to the rescue of 7 Chinese expatriates earlier kidnapped and held hostage by terrorists. The rescued Chinese victims are believed to have been kidnapped in June 2022 by terrorists while working on a mining site in Ajata-Aboki, Gurmana Ward of Shiroro Local Government, Niger State.
The Combat Search and Rescue operation, which consisted of 35 Special Forces was conducted in the cover of night at Kanfani Doka and Gwaska general Areas leading to the terrorists abandoning their enclaves, weapons and kidnapped Chinese victims while fleeing for their lives due to the superior fire power of the special forces.
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