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Soldiers foil kidnapping attempt in Delta, rescue passengers

The Nigerian Army says its troops successfully thwarted a kidnapping attempt along the Ughelli-Patani Road in Delta State, rescuing passengers from a commercial bus.

Responding swiftly to a distress call, the troops mobilized and confronted the suspected terrorist group, who were armed with assorted weapons. A fierce firefight ensued, forcing the terrorists to abandon their captives and flee.

Accroding to a statement posted on the X handle of the Nigerian Army, the rescued passengers are now in safe custody, receiving necessary care and support.

The troops are actively pursuing the fleeing terrorists to ensure their capture.

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