Troops neutralise six bandits, recover arms, ammunition in Kaduna

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By John Gabriel

The troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralised six bandits during an operation in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

This was contained in a statement by the Director of Defence Media Operations, Major-General Musa Danmadami on Saturday

He said the troops raided bandits’ hideout, and during exchange of fire, neutralized six bandits in Maidaro village, Giwa LGA, Kaduna state.

He said the bandits’ camp were destroyed during the covert operation, just as it recovered several arms and ammunition

According to him, the troops recovered five (5) AK-47 rifles, One Hundred and Ninety Two (192) rounds of 7.62 by 39 mm Special ammunition, Seventy Four (74) rounds of 7.62 by 54mm Special, Nine (9) AK 47 rifle magazines, three (3) IEDs, three (3) Baofeng radios, One (1) PKM, three (3) motorcycles, among other sundry items.

The statement further said the military high command commended troops of Operation Forest Sanity and encouraged the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on terrorists and all criminal activities within their area.

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