Army troops launch attack on bandits hideout in Zamfara

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Troops of operation Hadarin Daji have launched offensive attacks on various hideouts and camps of suspected bandits located in four local government areas of Zamfara and Katsina States.


The troops during the operation, also killed over one hundred bandits, destroyed their camps and recovered assorted dangerous weapons and rescued ten kidnapped victims.


This was disclosed in a statement by the acting Force information officer of Operation Hadarin Daji, Captain AYOBAMI ONI-ORISAN who said the kinetic operation was carried out in Anka, Maru, and Bukkuyum in Zamfara while another operation was executed in Jubia in Katsina state following the recent upsurge in activities of unrepentant bandits in both states.


According to the statement; between December the 16th 2019 to 9 January 2020, the troops of Operation Haradin Daji, conducted several clearance operations to smoke out and neutralize the bandits from their enclaves.


The statement further disclosed that during the clearance operations, the troops in collaboration with the Defence Forces of Niger Republic apprehended a high-profile gunrunner named KUNENE, who is responsible for the inflow of arms, ammunition and other dangerous weapons to the region.



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