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Troops Kill Four Notorious Bandits In Kaduna



Troops Kill Four Notorious Bandits In Kaduna

Upon arrival, four of the farmers courageously joined the troops and neutralized one bandit

Kaduna StateTroops from 1 Division Nigerian Army in collaboration with Operation Whirl Punch killed four notorious bandits who had been instilling fear among the residents of Kampanin Doka village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State.

According to a statement released by the Acting Deputy Director of Army Public Relations of 1 Division Nigerian Army, Lieutenant Colonel Musa Yahaya, on Friday, November 3, stated that the bandits had been involved in a series of violent acts, including armed robberies, kidnappings, and other criminal activities.

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“In a related development, on 2 November 2023, some farmers who were harvesting their crops at the western part of Sabon Sara village fled their farms and alerted troops of bandits attack,” the statement read.

“The troops on receipt of the information quickly mobilized to the area. Upon arrival, four of the farmers courageously joined the troops and neutralized one bandit while others withdrew in disarray with gunshot wounds.

“The troops recovered two AK 47 rifles while one of the farmer, Mallam Abdulrahman Aliyu who sustained minor injuries during the encounter was immediately evacuated to a nearby military hospital for treatment.

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“Similarly, on 3 November 2023, acting on credible intelligence, troops carried out clearance operation around the general areas of Kankomi, Juji, Gwantu, Kujeni, Kikwari and Kaso all in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

“Troops made contact with bandits and successfully neutralized two of the criminals. Items recovered include one AK 47 rifle, one AK 47 magazine, four 7.62MM Special ammunition, one Honda motorcycle and one Techno phone.

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“The General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army and Force Commander Operation Whirl Punch Major General VU Okoro has commended the troops for their gallantry and specially applauded the farmers for their act of bravery.

“He charged the troops not to relent until all terrorists, bandits and all criminal elements in the Division’s area of responsibility are completely neutralized.”

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