• News - North West - Kaduna
  • Updated: June 10, 2023

Military Commends Troops For Success In Kaduna, Calls For Intelligence Support

The Nigerian Military High Command has commented its troops for the success recorded during a covert operation in Kaduna State. 

The operation was conducted by the troops of Operation Forest Sanity and the Defence Headquarters Special Forces.

Major General Musa Danmadami, the Director, Defence Media Operations, made this known in a statement on Saturday.

According to Danmadami, the operation took place on Friday at the Maidaro village in Giwa Local Government Area of the state.

He added that the troops eliminated six terrorists and recovered arms and ammunitions following an encounter at the terrorists' enclaves in the said location. 

The arms and ammunitions recovered during the operation included five AK 47 rifles, 192 rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm Special ammunitions, 74 rounds of 7.62 x 54mm Special and Nine AK 47 rifle magazines.

Other items recovered included three Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), three Baofeng radios, one PKM and three motorcycles among others. 

The military high command also urged members of the public to support troops with intelligence report on the activities of terrorists in their areas. 

“The military high command commends troops and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on terrorist and all criminal activities within their area,” Danmadami stated.

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