Breaking: Nigerian Troops Kill Bandit Leader, Followers In Zamfara State

Bandits as terrorists

Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI, have killed a bandit leader and his followers and recovered armed and ammunition.

The Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Defence Headquarters, Major General Musa Danmadami in a terse statement to Daily Independent said troops “conducted a fighting patrol to bandits enclave at Doka village Gando Forest in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State today 20 October 2022.”

During the patrol, the Director disclosed that troops made contact with bandits and engaged in the enormous and deliberate fire.

“Troops in the process neutralized two terrorists while others fled with injuries. During the exploitation of the general area, one of the neutralized terrorists was identified as Mr. Ibrahim Chire a notorious bandit leader known for terrorizing Gando, Gwashi, Bukkuyum and Anka general areas.

“Troops recovered one AK 47, 4 rounds of 7.62mm Special, one Motorcycle, and mobile phones amongst others.

“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.”


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