The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the release of three kidnapped Chinese miners in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Ige, confirmed their release to newsmen.

WITHIN NIGERIA earlier reported how gunmen stormed the Osun mining site

, exchanged gun shots with police team providing security for the Chinese and killed one police orderly before the operation.

Meanwhile, the chinese miners have retained their freedom, but the circumstance surrounding their release is still unclear.

Details later…