Troops Give Bandits Bloody Nose in Kaduna, Kill Two, Recover Arms, Ammunition

The military troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army and operation Whirl Punch have succeeded in neutralising two bandits during a clearance operation in the general area of Juji and Telele-Kaso in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday 13 November 2023.

Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1 Division Nigerian Army,  Lt Col Musa Yahaya stated in a press statement that this is in continuation of the sustained operation against terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements in the North Western part of the Country. 

"The bandits who opened fire on sighting the troops approaching their location were however overpowered by troops superior and  overwhelming fire power thereby  neutralizing two of the bandits while others fled in disarray.  

"The troops recovered  one AK 47 rifle, three AK 47 rifle magazines, quantity five of 7.62mm(special) ammunition, two locally made hand grenade, four handsets, two motorcycles bearing, spanners, screw drivers and two bags".he said

The General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army and Force Commander Operation Whirl Punch Major General Valentine Okoro has implored the general public to continue to support the Nigerian Army and other security agencies with credible information to enhance the fight against terrorism, banditry and other criminal activities in the Division's Area of Responsibility.

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