Soldiers of 32 Artillery Brigade in Ondo State have killed one suspected kidnapper in a foiled kidnap and armed robbery operation along ibilo-Isua road in Igarra village after exchanging gunshots.
A statement by the Commander 32 Artillery Brigade, Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar made available to newsmen in Akure said that five other suspects escaped.
Zakari said the abductors attempted to kidnap three travellers when the troops and other security agencies swooped on them and a shoot out ensued.
The statement said the troops who were on patrol with other security agencies along Ibilo-Isua road encountered a group of armed bandits suspected to be kidnappers.
The bandit attempted to kidnap three travelers in a gold painted Toyota Highlander 2006 model with registration number AKD 55 GS.