Men of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued seven persons kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Saturday.
Leader of the operations, Colonel Ibrahim Gambari, said they rescued the victims at about 4:30 Wednesday morning inside the forest.
The seven rescued people were travelling with Aduke Okin transport company from Offa, Kwara State, to Kaduna when they were kidnapped at Rijana.
Rijana, a village located along Kaduna-Abuja highway which is about 30 minutes drive from Kaduna, is known for kidnappings, murder and ransom payments.
The rescued victims said they did not pay ransom to their abductors.