Sokoto: Army Troops Neutralize Sveral Terrorists in a Planned Offensive Operation

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said, its troops of 8 Division Garrison in a discreet operation against marauding terrorists in Sokoto state, neutralised several terrorists and recovered arms and ammunitions.

Army Spokesperson, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu in a press statement today Tuesday 24 October 2023, said troops launched a carefully planned offensive operation into Tukandu Village, targeting a notorious group of terrorists, responsible for various atrocious and heinous activities in the general area.

Brig.General Nwachukwu noted that the troops' fierce onslaught terminated many of the terrorists, while others fled with gunshot wounds.

In the following mop up operations, troops recovered three AK-47 Rifles, one PKT Gun, 125 rounds of 7.62 mm Special ammunition, 2 Rocket propelled Gun Bombs and 9 motorcycles. 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has lauded the troops, charging them to remain resolute and continue to escalate their operations against the terrorists to decimate and deny them the freedom of action.

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