See what troops recovered from armed bandits in clearance operation

Share it:

– The military carried out a fighting patrol to Kabaru village forest, Maru local government area of Zamfara state against cattle rustlers and armed bandits

– The troops during the patrol killed 3 armed bandits and wounded some

– 20 motorcycles, 4 empty cases of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and 4 empty cases of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, 1 mobile telephone handset, some rings and a bag containing local charms were recovered from the bandits

Once again the Nigerian military has recorded success in its battle to get rid of Boko Haram in the north-eastern part of the country.

Updating the general public on the ongoing military operation, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting director on army public relations, issued the statement:

Troops of 223 Battalion, 1 Brigade  under the auspices of Operation Shardan Daji of 1 Division Nigerian Army, on Sunday, June 26, carried out fighting patrol to Kabaru village forest, Maru local government area of Zamfara state against cattle rustlers and armed bandits.

Military clear zamfara

 

During the patrol, the troops engaged armed bandits  and killed 3 of them and wounded some. They recovered 20 motorcycles, 4 empty cases  of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and 4 empty cases of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition. Other items recovered include 1 mobile telephone handset, some rings and a bag containing local charms.

READ ALSO: Boko Haram: Nigerian military reels out achievements

The troops also carried out similar operation at in forests at Kusa, Bayan Dutse and Gusami general area in Birnin Magaji  Local Government Area of the same state. Although no armed bandit was killed, it is believed some of them have escaped with gun shot wounds.

The soldiers however made the following recovery; 1 AK-47 rifle, 1 AK-47 rifle magazine, 13 rounds of 7.62mm (Special)  ammunition, 2 motorcycles, 4 rustled cows and a machete. The troops also apprehended a suspected errand boy and informants to the armed bandits at Gusami village.

Thereafter, the patrol team proceeded to Maganawa forest where they equally engaged the armed bandits and killed one of them  and recovered 1 locally made pistol, a Dane  Gun and 5 rounds of ammunition before returning to base.

 

READ ALSO: Boko Haram: Military clears more communities

See more photos below:

Military clear zamfara

Military clear zamfara

Military clear zamfara

Military clear zamfara

 

This new information is coming just hours after the Nigerian army jointly with the civilian JTF members rescued up to 5,000 people from Boko Haram insurgents.

The troops also killed 10 terrorists and wounded several others in separate clearance operations in the northeast of the country.

The post See what troops recovered from armed bandits in clearance operation appeared first on Nigeria News today & Breaking news | Nigerian newspapers.

loading...
Share it:

Latest Stories

Post A Comment:

0 comments:

We’re eager to see your comment. However, Please keep in mind that all comments are moderated according to our Comment Policy and all the links are nofollow. Using keywords in the name field area is forbidden.
Comment Using Either Disqus or Default Comment Mode.