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Photo: Kidnapped Americans & Canadians After They Were Rescued

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, in the early hours of Saturday, rescued American and Canadian citizens who were kidnapped in Kaduna State last Tuesday.

It was gathered that a combine teams of Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Counter Terrorism Unit, CTU, and Kaduna Police Command all deployed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, rescued the three white men and one white woman, around 7:30am on Saturday.

The foreigners comprising two American and two Canadian were said to be in fairly good health condition at the time of their rescue.

“They have been handed over to the American Embassy in Abuja for medical attention and other immediate needs," a source said.

Two of the Kidnappers have also been arrested. The police said efforts were in top gear to arrest the remaining gang members.

The names of the rescued victims were given as:
1. NATE VANGEEST ‘M' (CANADA)
2.JOHN KIRLIN ‘M’ (USA)
3. RACHEL KELLEY ‘F' (CANADA)
4 DEAN SLOCUM ‘M' (USA).

Recall that the kidnapped foreigners were ambushed by their abductors while traveling from Kaduna to Abuja.