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Nigerian Military Troops Neutralizes 108 Terrorists in North, NorthWest

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Troops of the Nigerian Military, in operations Hadin Kai and Hadrin Daji have neutralized 108 Terrorist in the North and North West states of the country.

Defence Media Operations, Major General Bernard Onyeuko revealed this during a bi-weekly press briefing to update the general populace of the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies operational engagements against security challenges across the country.

According to Major General Onyeuko, the aggressive onslaught was recorded between 24 February 2022 to 10 March 2022.

He said the Troops of operation Hadin Kai also recovered 4 Anti-Aircraft -guns, 2,000 rounds of 12.7mm ammunition, 10 bicycles, 1 unexploded Improvised Explosive Device, 1 MOWAG APC, 1 truck mounted with 122 artillery gun, 1 machine gun, 4 AK 47 rifles, 1 60mm motar tube with 5 bombs.

He added that 174 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists also surrendered to troops, while troops of operation Hadarin Daji also exploited the area and recovered 574 rustled cattle, 22 motorcycles, 3 AK 47 rifles and 21 rounds ammunitions.

The DMO added that another troops on patrol and clearance operations encountered bandits in Kutunku, Baban Lamba Villages in Wishishi and Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger State.

In the encounter, he said, 7 bandits were neutralized, 3 AK 47 rifles, 5 magazines, 71 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 37 motorcycles and 10 mobile phones were recovered.

“Within the period under review, in operation Delta Safe, troops discovered and destroyed 30 illegal refining sites, 29 cooking ovens, 9 receivers, 12 coolants, 73 storage metal tanks, 248 polythene bags, 16 boilers, 8 pumping machines, 14 wooden boats, 29 dugout pits, 2 speed boats, 4 trucks among others” the DMO affirmed.

Onyeuko however commended troops in the frontlines of the various theatre of operations for their zeal and commitment in containing the various securities challenges across the Country.

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