The US Navy Seal killed 6 bandits on Saturday and rescued one of her own citizen that was kidnapped on Tuesday and held hostage in the Northern part of Nigeria.
According to report, the rescue operation was carried out on Saturday morning, 31 October 2020.
Report gathered that the American victim was kidnapped in Niger Republic on Tuesday and was later transfered to Nigeria.
According to the US Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman, in a statement said, “U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the early hours of 31 October in Northern Nigeria to recover an American citizen held hostage by a group of armed men.
This American citizen is safe and is now in the care of the U.S. Department of State. No U.S military personnel were injured during the operation,”
“We appreciate the support of our international partners in conducting this operation. The United States will continue to protect our people and our interests anywhere in the world.”
As reported by CNN, six out of seven bandits were killed during the rescue mission.