Troops Raid Armed Bandit Camps in Zamfara State

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The men of the Nigerian Army have yet again succeeded in yet another fight against insurgents as the troops were successful in raiding a camp of armed bandits in Zamfara state.

According to release by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the raid resulted in the killing of seven livestock rustlers with the troops recovering large quantity of ammunition and military camouflage uniform.

The statement reads: “Troops of 223 Battalion, 1 Brigade, 1 Division Nigerian Army, have continued to raid and clear suspected livestock rustlers and armed bandits camps in Zamfara State. The troops during a raid on suspected armed bandits camp at Dumburum forest, Zurmi Local Government, killed 7 livestock rustlers and recovered large quantity of ammunition and a pair of military camouflage uniform.

Similarly, the troops also cleared suspected armed bandits camp at Bagega general area in Anka Local Government Area. Although the bandits managed to escape, an abandoned motorcycle was recovered and the camp was destroyed.

The troops also proceeded and cleared livestock rustlers and armed bandits camps located at Gando forest, near Baruba village in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the State.

The troops killed 8 armed bandits during an exchange of gunfire. The troops have also mobilized to Kalgo village in Maru Local Government Area in pursuit of armed bandits that attacked the village.

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See photos from the attack below

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