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Army neutralize three terrorists, recover arms

By Gabriel Ewawoche

The Nigerian Army said its troops killed three bandits and recovered weapons in Kaduna State.

Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, in a statement on Sunday, said troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, during operation clear the North West of banditry and terrorism, neutralized three bandits and terrorists along Sabon Birni, Dogondawa-Kuyelo and Farin Ruwa communities in Kaduna State.

According to him, the troops, while on a fighting patrol, came in contact with an unconfirmed number of bandits and in the ensuing shootout, eliminated 3 of the terrorists.

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He said the items recovered includes; two AK 47 rifles, nine magazines, seven Baofeng communication radios, one Tecno mobile phone, 120 rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition, one power generator and a motorcycle.

The statement, however, urged all law-abiding citizens to continue to support the troops and other security agencies with credible and actionable information that would assist the troops in their operations against the criminal elements.

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