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Troops Kill 13 Bandits, Arrest Eight In Zamfara, Two Other States

A number of the bikes intercepted by troops.



Troops have killed 13 bandits and arrested eight others in Zamfara, Katsina, and Kebbi States.

The Appearing Power Data Officer of Operation Hadari Daji (OPHD), Captain Ayobami Oni-Orisan, disclosed this in a press release on Friday.

He defined that the feat was recorded throughout clearance operations, ambushes and combating patrols in a number of areas throughout the theatre of operation between February 10 and 20.

Areas the place the operations have been carried out in Zamfara embrace Tungar Mata, Tuduki, Kawaye and Mararaban Kawaye villages in Anka Native Authorities Space.

Others are Moriki city in Shinkafi Native Authorities Space, in addition to Belhi, Ruwar Kura, Kyaram, Gallai and Shirkai villages of Bukkuyum Native Authorities Space of the state.

The operations have been additionally carried out in Tsauwa, Dankar and Yan Gayya villages of Batsari Native Authorities Space of Katsina State, in addition to Gallai, Shirkai and ‘Yarkuka villages in Kebbi State.

Based on Oni-Orisan, the operations led to the interception of a giant ammunition cache of four,630 rounds of seven.62mm particular ammunition round Moriki city in Shinkafi.

The troops recovered some gadgets resembling seven AK-47 rifles, eight loaded magazines, 22 bikes, two Dane weapons, 4 cellphones, and 30 jerrycans of petrol.

The military captain revealed that the troops additionally intercepted suspected drug counterfeiters and drug sellers with 350 cartons of pretend ‘PECOL’ medicine and a sizeable consignment of suspected Indian Hemp in Zurmi and Shinkafi Native Authorities Areas of Zamfara State respectively.

“The pretend ‘PECOL’ medicine which have been being smuggled from the Niger Republic via Jibia, have been fastidiously hid behind luggage of contemporary pepper in a J5 bus with registration quantity RMY 156 XA Katsina to keep away from any suspicion.

“Nonetheless, cautious scrutiny of the car by the troops led to the invention of the pretend medicine,” the assertion stated.

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