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Nigerian Army Scores Victories in Counter-Terrorism Operations Across Kaduna, Zamfara, Abia

Boom RadioNG | June 9, 2024

The Nigerian Army has delivered a series of significant blows to terrorist groups in Kaduna, Zamfara, and Abia states, showcasing their unwavering commitment to national security. These successful operations demonstrate the army’s effectiveness in combating terrorism and restoring peace to previously troubled regions.

Nigerian Army Scores Victories in Counter-Terrorism Operations Across Kaduna, Zamfara, Abia

Kaduna:

  • Neutralized Terrorists: Troops conducted a two-day operation in Kajuru and Kachia, engaging and eliminating five terrorists in a fierce encounter at Dantarau.
  • Arms Recovered: The operation resulted in the seizure of a significant arms cache, including AK-47 rifles, ammunition, motorcycles, and communication equipment.
  • Enhanced Security: This victory disrupts terrorist activity along the Maro-Enugu axis and bolsters security in the surrounding communities.

Nigerian Army Scores Victories in Counter-Terrorism Operations Across Kaduna, Zamfara, Abia

Zamfara:

  • Kidnap Thwarted: Troops responded swiftly to a distress call, intercepting a kidnapping attempt on the Gusau-Tsafe-Funtua road.
  • Terrorists Neutralized: In a shootout, brave soldiers neutralized two terrorists and rescued four civilians from a targeted Toyota Corolla.
  • Recovered Arms and Vehicle: The operation yielded the recovery of AK-47 rifles, ammunition, a motorcycle, and the vehicle involved in the attempted abduction.

Nigerian Army Scores Victories in Counter-Terrorism Operations Across Kaduna, Zamfara, Abia

Abia:

  • IPOB/ESN Enclave Destroyed: Troops conducted a successful raid on a hidden IPOB/ESN camp located in Igboro Forest, Arochukwu.
  • IEDs Defused: Despite encountering and detonating three improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the troops successfully secured the area.
  • Terrorist Arsenal Seized: The operation resulted in the capture of three locally fabricated Rocket-Propelled Grenades (RPGs) and a fabricated Artillery Gun, significantly disrupting the group’s capabilities.
  • Minor Injury: One soldier sustained a minor shrapnel injury and is receiving medical attention.

These victories highlight the Nigerian Army’s relentless pursuit of eradicating terrorism. The raids and patrols have disrupted terrorist activities, rescued civilians, and instilled a renewed sense of security in affected areas. The Nigerian Army remains steadfast in its commitment to protecting its citizens and achieving lasting peace throughout the nation.

Written by Boom RadioNG

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