Troops neutralised bandit, recover arms, ammunition in Kaduna
Troops of Operation FOREST SANITY on 31 March 2023 conducted ambush operation at suspected bandit routes along Road KANTI – TANTATU in KUBUSU Forest in CHIKUN Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Troops made contact with terrorists. Following a fierce fire fight, troops neutralized five (5) terrorist while others fled with gunshot injuries. Troops exploited the general area and recovered four (4) AK 47 rifles, four (4) AK 47 magazines, twenty-two (22) rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition and two (2) motorcycles among other sundry items.
Also on the same day, troops while on fighting patrol to KASO general area in KAJURU Local Government Area of Kaduna State meet with terrorists. The terrorists mounted on motorcycles on sighting troops fled abandoning some of their weapons. Troops recovered two (2) magazines of AK 47 rifles, two (2) rounds of 7.62 mm special, one (1) matchet, two (2) mobile phones and assorted charms.
The military high command commends troops of Operation FOREST SANITY and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.
Thank you for your usual cooperation and kindly disseminate this information through your various media.
Defence Media Operations
31 March 2023