Nigerian Army troops neutralize terrorists in Borno and Katsina

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Nigerian Army troops neutralize terrorists in Borno and Katsina

Nigerian Army troops have neutralized three terrorists in Borno and Katsina State.

 

The Army in a statement on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, said the troops recovered arms and rustled cattle, arms and ammunition. 

 

“Nigerian Army troops deployed for counter terrorism operations in the North East in conjunction with Hybrid Forces on Tuesday, 26 March 2024 neutralized one terrorist and recovered arms, ammunition and rustled cattle during a clearance operation on identified Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province enclaves within Gori general area in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State,” the statement read. 

 

 

“In a fierce firefight, successfully overpowered and neutralized one terrorist, rescued several rustled cattle and recovered arms and ammunition from the terrorists. 

 

“The recovered arms included 2 AK-47 rifles, 38 rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition, AK-47 Magazines, one Improvised Explosive Device and one motorcycle.

 

“In another operation in Katsina State, troops conducting an offensive operation on terrorist camps, neutralized 2 terrorists at Garin Rinji general area in Batsari Local Government Area following a gun battle. 

 

“The gallant troops overwhelmed the insurgents with superior firepower, destroyed several hideouts and recovered 2 motorcycles and 25 rustled livestock during the operation. Troops are still sustaining offensive operations to clear terrorists in the general area.”

Nigerian Army troops neutralize terrorists in Borno and Katsina
Nigerian Army troops neutralize terrorists in Borno and Katsina

 



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