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Troops Dislodge Terrorists’ Enclave In Zamfara, Annihilate Terrorists, Recover Arms, Several Motorbikes

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Nigerian Army says its troops deployed for Counter-terrorism Counter-insurgency operations in the North West on Monday made a significant inroad into terrorists’ enclave in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, where they destroyed the camp and exterminated the terrorists.

Major General Onyema Nwachukwu Director Army Public Relations made the disclosure in a statement.

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He said acting on credible intelligence on the activities of the terrorists, troops conducted a targeted clearance operation to dismantle the suspected terrorists’ operational base in the town of Maru.

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He explained that in a fierce gun battle with the terrorists, the gallant troops neutralized 12 of the terrorists, compelling the others to flee.

According to him, the troops also recovered one AK-47 rifle, one magazine, 12 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, and two locally fabricated gun.

Additionally, he added that troops captured 10 operational motorbikes used for mobility by the terrorists and 18 rustled cows.

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He maintained that the troops destroyed the terrorists’ base after dislodging them.

The Director pointed out that the successful operation is a testament to the dedication of our troops in the fight against terrorism and insurgency.

“The Nigerian Army remains committed to ensuring the safety and security of our citizens and will continue to take decisive action to curb terrorists’ activities in the region.”

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“Nigerian Army reaffirms its resolve to sustain the momentum in the ongoing efforts to rid the North West and other troubled areas of terrorism and insurgency.”

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