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Troops kill 12 terrorists, destroy camp in Zamfara

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Twelve terrorists had been on Monday killed and their camps destroyed by the troops of the Nigerian Military in Zamfara State.

Main Common Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director, Military Public Relations, in a press release on Tuesday, defined that appearing on credible intelligence on the actions of the terrorists, troops performed a focused clearance operation to dismantle the suspected terrorists’ operational base within the city of Maru.

“In a fierce gun battle with the terrorists, the gallant troops neutralised 12 of the terrorists, compelling the others to flee,” he stated.

The troops, he added destroyed the terrorists’ base after dislodging them.

In accordance with him, weapons recovered embrace one AK-47 rifle, one journal, 12 rounds of seven.62mm particular ammunition, and two regionally fabricated weapons.

Ten bikes and 18 rustled cows had been additionally recovered.

Nwachukwu assured of the dedication of the Nigerian Military to struggle terrorism and insurgency.

The Nigerian Military, he stated, stays dedicated to making sure the protection and safety of residents and can proceed to take decisive motion to curb terrorists’ actions within the North-West.

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