Troops Kill 3 Terrorists, Recover Arms In Zamfara 

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Nigerian Army troops deployed in Zamfara State, in collaboration with the State’s Community Protection Guards have neutralised three terrorists and recovered several rustled sheep in multiple operations in the state.

A statement by the Nigerian Army on its official X handle said troops on Monday launched an offensive operation targeting the hideout of notorious terrorist kingpin Gwaska Dan Karami in Rukudawa Village, located in Zurmi local government area of the state.

It stated that troops, during the encounter killed two terrorists and destroyed a facility warehousing terrorists’ looted food supplies.

In another operation in Mayanchi general area of Maru local government area, troops on fighting patrol intercepted and engaged marauding terrorists who had rustled a flock of sheep.

The statement said troops neutralised one terrorist in the firefight, compelling the rest of the criminal elements to flee and abandoning one AK-47 rifle, a magazine with three rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm ammunition, two motorcycles, and 410 rustled sheep.

Other items recovered include 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,” it said.

Troops also intercepted terrorists on a mission to carry out their nefarious activities along Kairu Road in Gummi local government area and recovered one AK-47 rifle after thwarting the mission.


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