Nigeria Troops Storms Benue, Katsina Comunities,  Neutralise Terrorists, Recover Arms, Ammunition



LAGOS JULY 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Men of the Nigeria troops stormed Katsina and Benue states communities  where they neutralize bandits/terrorists, terrorizing and killing innocent residents.

A statement signed by Director, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General Onyeuko sighted by NewsRangers  revealed  that on 15 July 2022 based on credible intelligence, troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE   conducted a raid operation at CHITO general area, SANKERA council ward in Ukum Local Government Area, Benue State and in the process, came in contact with suspected bandits.

“Bandits on sighting the advancing troops, fired at the direction of the troops. Troops responded with heavy/superior fire power and neutralize three  bandits while others escaped. Troops searched bandits hideout and recovered 18 motorcycles used by the bandits to terrorise the general area.

The statement further explained that  in another development, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI in a special operation in the early hours of 17 July 2022 conducted operation at PALALE-JAJA village in JIBIA Local Government Area of Katsina State and made contact with terrorists.

“Troops engaged them  and neutralized 2  terrorists. Items recovered includes 2  AK 47 Rifles, 2  Magazines, 16x rounds of 7.62mm special, 6 x motorcycles, 2 x phones, 1 x clipper and  some packets of tramadol drug, among other items,” the statement read.

The military high command commended the troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE and Operation HADARIN DAJI for these feat and encourages the general public to avail troops with more credible and timely information on criminal activities in their areas.




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