Nigerian soldiers eliminate 10 terrorists and recover their arms in Kaduna


Nigerian Army Troops
Nigerian Army Troops

The troops of Operation Forest Sanity, in collaboration with the Defence Headquarters Special Forces, have neutralised six terrorists and recovered rifles and ammunition in Kaduna State, according to the Defence Headquarters.

Musa Danmadami, the director of Defence Media Operations, made the announcement on Saturday in Abuja.

Mr Danmadami, a major-general, stated that forces launched a clandestine operation to terrorist enclaves at Maidaro village in Giwa Local Government Area on Friday and made touch with militants.

He claimed the six terrorists were killed in the ensuing firefight.

Five AK 47 rifles, 192 rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm Special ammunition, 74 rounds of 7.62 x 54mm Special ammunition, and nine AK 47 rifle magazines were seized, according to him.

“Three IEDs, three Baofeng radios, one PKM, three motorcycles amongst other sundry items were recovered.

“The military high command commends troops and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on terrorist and all criminal activities within their area,” he said.

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