Troops of the Nigerian Army, who are currently on an “operation clear terrorists” mission have neutralized three terrorists in the Udowa General Area of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. 

Information available indicates that the troops of 2 Battalion, while acting on actionable intelligence on 17th October 2023, ambushed the terrorists, neutralised three in a fierce gun duel, as soldiers who were on the operation paid the supreme price during the encounter.

During the operations, troops neutralised three insurgents in a fierce firefight, while others escaped in disarray.

Troops recovered from the fleeing insurgents, a bandolier containing 111 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, one AK-47 magazine, two motorcycles, one set of high-frequency communication radio and two mobile phones. Sadly, one soldier paid the supreme price during the encounter.

Similarly, troops of 1 Brigade on a stop-and-search operation on the same day intercepted a suspected ammunition courier in Birnin Magaji LGA of Zamfara State.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect was on a mission to deliver ammunition to a bandit leader named Gishiri.

The vigilant troops recovered a bag containing 224 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one mobile phone and the sum of N4,000 from the courier.”

Meanwhile, the suspects are in custody and undergoing further investigations.

Additionally, a notorious Boko Haram terrorist commander, identified as Bulama Bukar, surrendered to troops of the 5 Brigade in Gubio during another operation in the North East theatre.

The surrendered terrorist was the commander of the BHT Camp Tapkin Chad at Gilima village in Abadam LGA of Borno State.

Items recovered from the surrendered terrorist include one AK-47 rifle, five magazines, 44 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one magazine carrier jacket, one knife, one motorcycle and the sum of N23,500. The suspect is currently undergoing profiling sessions.


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