A video which is trending on social media shows the moment security operatives engaged armed kidnappers along the Kaduna-Abuja.
There was heavy gunfire between both parties in what looked like an aftermath of a kidnapping that occurred on the major road.
Some soldiers could be seen driving on the road until they came upon a some abandoned vehicles whose occupants appeared to have been kidnapped.
While trying to assess the situation, some of the kidnappers who were hiding in the bushes, opened fire on them, which the security personnel returned.
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