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Troops Kill Three Bandits In Kaduna, Recover Arms

Posted by Samuel on Sun 16th Jun, 2024 - tori.ng

Kaduna Overseeing Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made this known in a statement on Sunday.

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Troops on clearance patrols have eliminated three bandits along the Gonna Rogo-Eka axis of Kajuru Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

This was coming barely 48 after troops of Sector 4 Operation Whirl Punch and 198 Special Forces Battalion conducted special operations and killed six bandits in Birnin Gwari LGA.

Kaduna Overseeing Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made this known in a statement on Sunday.

Aruwan said the troops conducted special clearance patrols in the area and made contact with bandits.

“After an exchange of fire, three of the criminals were summarily neutralized.

“The troops scoured the immediate vicinity and recovered two AK-47 rifles, four AK-47 magazines and 81 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition.

“The Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani, thanked the security forces for the feedback and commended the troops – under the leadership of the General Officer Commanding, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Major General MLD Saraso – for intensifying efforts to ensure a peaceful Eid celebration for citizens.

“The troops will continue special fighting patrols within the general area and other locations of interest,”
Aruwan assured.



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