Troops neutralise 7 terrorists, arrests some bandits in Zamfara



The Director of Military Operations DMO, Major General Musa Danmadami said that troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI on Saturday, April 22, 2023 conducted clearance Operations to Birnin Tsaba, Tsanu, Lamba, Gabas, Gidan Kaso, and Dumburum Forest in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State .

He said that even as the world celebrates during Sallah holiday,troops were on operation and made contact with terrorists and neutralized seven (7) of them.

Troops also destroyed several bandits camps and seven (7) motorcycles, recovered two (2) empty AK 47 magazines and one (1) Baofeng radio.

He said that following the arrest of a terrorist informant on 21 April 2023, troops conducted a follow up operation and arrested 2 terrorists on 22 April 2023 at Shinkafi town, Shinkafi Local Government Area in Zamfara State.

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Items recovered from suspects include one (1) motorcycle and three (3) mobile phones.

The military high command commends troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.

Recall that some weeks to Sallah holiday rumours of terrorists attack in Zamfara were everywhere thus prompting the military to dispell the rumour and embarked on operations in some notorious villages.

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