BREAKING: Four Kidnappers killed by Soldiers in Ondo road gun battle

At least four suspected highway Kidnappers have been killed in Ondo state.

VAM News learnt that they were killed today when men of the Nigerian Army attacked them along Owo-Ifon Expressway in Ondo State.

The soldiers who were said to be on patrol along the expressway reportedly rammed into the kidnappers who had barricaded the road, while attempting to abduct some travellers.


It was gathered that the hoodlums had already kidnapped some victims when the soldiers got to the scene.


A source said, “On sighting the soldiers, the hoodlums opened fire on them and the soldiers responded and killed four of the hoodlums while four of the soldiers were also wounded. 

“The gun duel last for almost an hour but the kidnappers left the victims and ran into the forest while the injured soldiers were taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo.”

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the incident and said men of the command were already in the forest in search of the bandits.

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