Troops eliminate terrorist,rescue two captives in Niger community

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By Victor Akaa, Abuja

Troops of Operation FOREST SANITY have obliterated terrorists and recovered firearms from them at Agaie Local Government Area in Niger State.

The Director Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami,in a statement relayed on Friday said,the troops on 3 March 2023, responded to a distress call of terrorists activities at Zago village, in AGAIE Local Government Area of Niger State and made contact with terrorists.

“Following a fire fight, troops neutralized one (1) terrorist while others fled with gunshot injuries. Troops exploited the general area and recovered two (2) AK 47 rifles, one (1) hand held RADIO, two (2) mobile phones among other sundry items.” he stated.

General Danmadami further revealed that ,troops also during the operation rescued two (2) victims in the custody of the terrorists.

The statement congratulated the troops of Operation FOREST SANITY and encouraged the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.

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