TROOPS NEUTRALIZE TERRORISTS, ARMS, AMMUNITION RECOVERED
In continuation of the onslaught against terrorist groups in the North West, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on Operation Forest Sanity conducted clearance operation on Maidaro, Kagi Hill, Kusharki and Anguwan Madaki in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State during which contact was made with terrorists. In the fierce encounter that followed, 4 bandits were neutralized, forcing others to flee in disarray.
The gallant troops confiscated two AK 47 rifles with two rounds of 7.62mm Special, one automatic pump action gun with 3 cartridges, 6 Dane guns, 3 locally fabricated pistols with one 9mm round and 4 motorcycles.
In a separate operation conducted by another fighting patrol team of 1 Division of Nigerian Army, troops along Sabon Birnin - Zartake, Ungwan Lima Riyawa and Tungan Madaki general area, closely supported from the air by Nigerian Air Force platforms, intercepted fleeing bandits from Kagi Hill. In the fire fight that ensued, the troops neutralized 3 terrorists.