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Troops eliminate 3 terrorists, recover AK 47 rifle in Kaduna

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Following the ongoing clearance operation in Kaduna State, Nigerian troops under the command of Whirl Punch, said it eliminated two terrorists in Birnin Gwari local government area of the state.

According to a statement made by Musa Yahaya, acting deputy director army public relations, the terrorists on sighting the troops, took to their heels but were given a hot chase by the gallant troops.

During the chase, Musa said two of the terrorists were taken out while others escaped with gunshot wounds and abandoned one motorcycle.

In another development, Musa said on the 5 of November 2023, troops carried out a discreet operation around Tantatu and Antena general area in Chikun local government.

He said that during the operation, troops neutralized one terrorist, captured one AK 47 rifle, one AK 47 magazine, quantity seven of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and two techno phones.

The statement reads, “The ongoing clearance operation by troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army and operation Whirl Punch has continue to yield positive results. On 5 November 2023, while on clearance operation in the general area of Maidaro, Ngade, Ahla and Rikau Villages in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area, troops made contact with terrorist and criminal elements. On sighting the troops, the terrorist took to their heels as troops pursued and neutralized two while others escaped with gunshot wounds and abandoned one motorcycle

“Similarly, on 5 November 2023, troops carried out a discreet operation around Tantatu and Antena general area in Chikun Local Government. During the operation, troops neutralized one terrorist, captured one AK 47 rifle, one AK 47 magazine, quantity seven of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and two techno phones

“The General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army and Force Commander Operation Whirl Punch Maj Gen VU Okoro has applauded the troops for their remarkable resilience and charged them to sustain the tempo until all terrorists and criminals in the Division’s Area of Responsibility are completely annihilated. He also appealed to the good people of Kaduna State to continue to avail the Nigerian Army and other security agencies with credible and actionable intelligence.”

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