Troops rescue 12 hostages in Benue

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke on Wednesday rescued 12 kidnapped victims in Benue State.

The victims were heading to Adamawa from Imo State when they were kidnapped by criminals.

The Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, Maj-Gen. Sunday Igbinomwanhia, told journalists on Friday that the victims were rescued at Jootar village in the Ukum local government area of the state.