Troops of 33 Brigade Forward Operations Base, Burra in Bauchi State killed four suspected kidnappers on Monday.

According to a statement by the Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman in Abuja on Tuesday, the troops killed the suspects after they laid ambush for them following a tip off.

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USmand said the incident happened at Sabon Kura village in Ningi Local Government Area of the state.

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“The kidnappers were on their way to Diwwa village for kidnapping.

“The troops engaged the kidnappers and after exchange of gunfire, four kidnappers were confirmed dead”, he said.

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He said three Dane guns, one cutlass, three handsets, some quantity of hard drugs and local charms were recovered from them.