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Fed troops bomb out bandit dens in Zamfara



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The Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI carried out air interdiction on 22 June 22 at Kofar Danya Village in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Following report about the planned attack on Kofar Danya Village, the air component mobilized to the location and sighted over 150 terrorists converged under a thick vegetation.

Accordingly, Nigerian Air Force platforms engaged the terrorists with heavy bombardment which destroyed the terrorists concentration camp. Consequently, credible feedback from the locals around Kofar Danya disclosed that over 82 of the terrorists suffered heavy casualties as many of them were neutralized while other sustained various degree of injuries.

The ground troop earlier responded to distress calls about terrorists activities at Rafin Dankura in Bakura Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Troops engaged the terrorists in a shootout as the criminal were trying to abduct  civilians.

According to a release by the Defence Headquarters,  the troops were able to rescue six  kidnapped civilians. The soldiers neutralised two bandits in the process.

Items recovered includes 2 AK 47, 1x 36 Hand grenade, 2 x Cell phones and the sum N211,915.00. Similarly on 21 June 2022, troops made contacts with marauding terrorists at Maigora in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State and neutralized two terrorists in the process.

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