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Six armed bandits killed by the Nigerian Army in Zamfara State

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Troops of Operation SAHEL SANITY on 14 July 2020 neutralised 6 armed bandits. Acting on credible Human Intelligence.

It was said that helicopter gunships of the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI, stormed the bandits’ enclave at Komani Hills within Rukudawa general area of Zamfara State and made contact with the criminals elements.

The gallant troops of the Nigerian army overwhelmed the bandits with superior gun fire killing 6 of them while others fled with serious gun shots wounds. Some of the weapons recovered from the scene of the attack were one GPMG, one AK 47 rifle, one magazine and 34 motorcycles were.

In a similar development, it was reported that troops of Operation SAHEL SANITY on 13 July 2020 responded to a distress call on an attempt by armed bandits to rustle cows at Kasele village in Batsari LGA of Katsina State.

Based on the intelligence gathered, the troops swiftly mobilized to the scene, the bandits fled in disarray thereby abandoning the animals. Afterwards, the gallant troops maintained presence in the village and normalcy was restored.

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