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Troops Eliminate 3 Terrorists, Recover Looted Food, Rustled Animals In Zamfara Operations



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Troops of the Nigerian Army (NA), in collaboration with Zamfara State Community Protection Guards, on Monday during successful operations eliminated three terrorists and recovered various items, including rustled sheep, arms, and ammunition, in Zamfara State.

The Army said, “In Rukudawa Village, Zurmi Local Government Area, troops launched an offensive operation targeting the hideout of notorious terrorist kingpin Gwaska Dan Karami.

“The encounter resulted in the elimination of two terrorists, and the discovery of a terrorists’ warehouse stocked with looted food supplies. The warehouse was destroyed on site.

“In the Mayanchi general area of Maru Local Government Area, troops on fighting patrol intercepted and engaged marauding terrorists who had rustled a flock of sheep.

“One terrorist was neutralized in the ensuing fire-fight, and the rest fled, abandoning one AK-47 rifle, a magazine with three rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm ammunition, two motorcycles, and 410 rustled sheep.

“The troops recovered all items, including a pair of military camouflage and a Mobile Police uniform.

“The rescued sheep have been handed over to the Committee on Recovery of Rustled Animals in Gusau.

“Troops also intercepted terrorists along Kairu road in Gummi Local Government Area, thwarting their mission and recovering one AK-47 rifle.

“These operations demonstrate the Nigerian Army’s commitment to ensuring the safety and security of citizens in Zamfara State.

“The troops’ gallantry and professionalism have resulted in the elimination of terrorists, the recovery of looted items, and the restoration of peace in the affected areas, as reported by Enugu Reporters.”


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