Nigerian Troops kill several bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in Kastina, Zamfara States ― DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), on Sunday, said that in continuation of aggressive clearance operation to end all insurgents activities in the Country, the gallant troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI under OPERATION ACCORD have killed scores of bandits and criminal elements of the Boko Haram/ Islamic West Africa Province Terrorist fighters in Kastina and Zamfara States respectively.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, DMO, Major General John Enenche.

Motorcycles recovered from Terrorists by Nigerian Troops.

According to the statement, “Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI, Thursday foiled armed bandits attack at Mara Zamfarawa village in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

It revealed that during the encounter, six bandits were killed while several others escaped with gunshots wounds of various degrees.

It added that similarly on Friday, following aggressive patrol and intelligence reports by troops at Dunya village in Danmusa Local Government Area, Troops successfully arrested suspected bandits informers/ collaborators and the suspects were currently being interrogated and profiled for further action.

The statement further explained that in a related development, the Troops conducted cordon and search operations at Mara Zamfarawa and Birchi Malamawa villages in Danmusa Local Government Area.

According to it, “in the process, several bandits escaped with gunshots wounds. Troops recovered four motorcycles while in the same vein, Troops on clearance operation at Maidabino town arrested six bandits.

Items recovered from the bandits, according to the statement include one fabricated AK 47 rifle and 29 rounds of 7.62 special ammunition as well as cutlasses and charms.

It added that in a related development, on Friday following intelligence reports about bandits action at Kurubka forest, troops immediately mobilized to the area and in the process, two bandits were killed during a shoot out.

According to it, relatedly, on the same day, following credible information about bandits hideouts at Rambadawa forest few kilometres ahead of Kodamyo village in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Troops immediately mobilized to the area and in the process, three armed bandits were neutralised while others escaped with gunshots wounds and one locally-made gun was recovered.

“Furthermore, on 27 June 20, following credible intelligence about a kidnap incident at Yar Galadima and Mashanyin Zaki villages in Dansadau by bandits on four motorcycles, Troops swiftly moved to the area and successfully rescued two kidnapped victims.

Weapons recovered from Boko Haram Terrorist fighters in Kastina and Zamfara by Nigerian Troops.

“A Volkswagen Golf car with registration number MRR 47 XA was also recovered. Troops further dominated the area as an effort to rescue other kidnapped victims have been intensified.

It added further that on the same based on credible intelligence, Troops embarked on clearance operation along with bandits water point at the fringes of the mountain between Gummi and Tambuwal Local Government Areas of Sokoto State and that the operation led to the neutralization of one bandit and recovery of five cell phones, cutlasses, some quantities of Indian hemp and ₦60,000 cash.

The statement said that the High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria congratulated the gallant Troops for their dexterity, professionalism and encouraged them to remain resolute in curtailing the activities of armed bandits in the country.

Boko Haram Terrorist fighters captured alive by Nigerian Troops in Kastina and Zamfara States.



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