Katsina, Kebbi, Zamfara Bandits Neutralized by Troops of Operation Forest Sanity During Fighting Patrol

The military on Thursday disclosed that on 17 Jan 23, troops of OOperation FOREST SANITY deployed at Danali in Danmusa LGA of Kastina State while on fighting patrol along Road Maidabino- Danmusa encountered and engaged terrorists in a fire fight in which Two bandit were neutralized. Also two Ak 47 rifles and three MCs were recovered.

Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami revealed this in a press statementade available to newsmen. 

General Danmadami also revealed that on 18 January 2023, troops of Operation FOREST SANITY while on fighting patrol to Dunya in Danmusa LGA of Katsina encountered terrorists at Dangeza Village Troops engaged the terrorists in a fire fight and neutralized one, troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle mounted on a motorcycle with two magazines, and one Baofeng HHR.

He added that on the same day, troops conducted clearance operation to Malekachi, Munhaye, Awala, Mairairai, Kabari villages in Danko-Wasagu and Maru Local Government Areas of Kebbi and Zamfara States respectively. 

Troops made contact with terrorists at various locations and a fire fight ensued. 

Following the encounter, troops neutralized seven terrorist , recovered four vehicles and eight motorcycles which were destroyed.

Troops also recovered three AK 47 rifles, one SMG, thirty two rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition,one Baofeng radio, two laptops and ten mobile phones amongst others items.

The military high command commends troops of Operation FOREST SANITY and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.

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