Emerging report reaching Page 36 on Sunday, indicates that troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have killed 50 bandits, in Kuriya village, Kaura Namoda Local Government Area, Zamfara State.
According to a statement signed by the Director of Defence Media Operations, Major-General John Enenche, the troops with close air support by the Air Component, made contact with the bandits at Kuriya village, leading to their deaths, while 4 Soldiers sustained injuries, with 272 livestock recovered.
The communique added that the troops deployed at Dunya village of Danmusa Local Government, in Katsina State, while on routine patrol, also recovered 62 livestock from bandits who fled into the bush, on sighting troops.
It further revealed that the troops have continued to dominate the theatre of operation with aggressive patrols, to deny criminals freedom of action, until normalcy is restored to all troubled zones of the country.
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