DP

Troops kill Several Bandits, Rescues Kidnapped Victims in Katsina and Zamfara

By armstronga • 2 weeks ago • 3637 views • 1133 comments
Troops kill Several Bandits, Rescues Kidnapped Victims in Katsina and Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji eliminated several bandits and rescued many kidnapped victims in continuation of aggressive clearance under Operation Accord in Katsina and Zamfara States.


The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.


Enenche said the troops had on June 26 foiled an attack at Mara Zamfarawa village in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing six bandits, while several others escaped with gunshot wounds.

He said the troops also arrested suspected bandits’ informants and collaborators at Dunya village on June 27, following aggressive patrol and intelligence reports.

According to him, the suspects are currently being interrogated and profiled for further action.

Enenche said troops humiliated several bandits in a cordon and search operation at Mara Zamfarawa and Birchi Malamawa villages and recovered four motorcycles.

He said troops on clearance operation at Maidabino town arrested six bandits, recovered one fabricated AK47 rifle and 29 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition as well as cutlasses and charms.

1133 Replies | Last update a week ago | Last comment

Requires Login


NewsPayForum