Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the four remaining students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada, #KadunaState, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10. .
According the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the students have been handed over to their joyful parents. .
Bandits terrorizing Kaduna/Abuja highway on October 10, abducted 10 students of the school while on their way to school. .
However, the quick intervention of troops led to the immediate rescue of six out of the 10 students while the bandits escaped into the forest with the four. .
However, 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.
During the rescue operation, the bandits ran into the bush with gunshot wounds while abandoning the students after they had engaged the troops in a gun duel. 📷: NAN