Nigerian Army troops of 33 Brigade Forward Operations Base Burra, Bauchi State based on information received from well-meaning and good citizens, laid an ambush for suspected kidnappers from Sabon Kura village, Ningi Local Government Area.
The kidnappers were on their way to Diwwa village for kidnapping activities.
The troops engaged the kidnappers and after exchange of gunfire, 4 kidnappers were confirmed dead.
The team recovered 3 Dane Guns, 1 Cutlass, 3 Mobile telephone Handsets, some quantity of Hard Drugs and local Charms from the kidnappers.
In a related development, Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on clearance patrol around Ladin Buta and Juwano villages in Jere Local Government Area of Borno state came in contact with some remnants of boko haram terrorists hibernating in the area around 11.00am on Tuesday morning.
The troops engaged the group which was believed to be terrorising the residents through wanton killings, kidnappings and armed robberies.
During the exchange of fire, 2 boko haram terrorists were gunned down by the troops, while some escaped with gunshot wounds.
The patrol team also recovered 2 AK-47 rifles with magazine, 2 fabricated 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, 2 Mobile Telephone Handsets and a Torchlight from the terrorists.