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Nigerian Army Troops Eliminate several Terrorists In Ebonyi, Other States



In a series of well-planned raids on the enclaves of terrorists, Nigerian Army personnel stationed in Katsina, Zamfara, and Ebonyi States for Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency operations have killed multiple terrorists.


This was revealed in a press statement on Monday by Major-General Onyema Nwachukwu, the spokesperson for the Army.


“Troops on 29 March 2024 intercepted 441 wraps of substance suspected to be Cannabis Sativa at Molegede village in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun state. The vigilant troops uncovered the illicit substances being conveyed in a Mazda Saloon car, after the smugglers absconded, abandoning the vehicle on sighting the troops. The vehicle and illicit products will be handed over to the appropriate agency after preliminary investigations.

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“In Katsina State, the gallant troops on 30 March 2024 engaged in a fierce gun battle with terrorists in Shawu Kuka, Shinda, Tafki, Gidan Surajo, and Citakushi in Kabai I and Kabai II within Faskari Local Government Area. The troops neutralized 8 terrorists and recovered 3 Locally fabricated guns, military uniforms and a large quantity of stolen grains.


“In Ebonyi State, troops conducting night patrols on 31 April 2024, encountered armed Effium militias along Urban Effium in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Troops overpowered the militias in a combat engagement that followed and captured one of the militias. The troops also recovered one AK47 Rifle and 11 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition.The suspect is currently undergoing preliminary investigation.


According to him, the Nigerian Army is still dedicated to protecting public safety and security and will stop at nothing to purge the country of terrorists and insurgents.



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