February 4, 2023



Kaduna: Troops kill 9 bandits, rescue 12 kidnapped ladies, youngsters in Giwa 


Troops of the Nigerian Military have killed 9 bandits in fierce battles in Rafin Sarkin and Galadimawa, in Giwa native authorities space of Kaduna state. 

The troops equally cleared bandits’ camps and rescued 12 kidnapped ladies and youngsters in Galadimawa.

Kaduna state authorities, in a press release on Thursday signed by the state Commissioner for Inside Safety and Residence Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, mentioned the troops recovered 5 domestically made firearms, 5 rounds of ammunition, 4 cartridges, a radio and charger, and a army jungle hat through the offensive.

“Troops and Particular Forces of the Nigerian Military made additional good points in ongoing offensives as they neutralized a complete of 9 bandits throughout fierce battles in some places in Giwa Native Authorities Space. 

“It was disclosed in suggestions to the Kaduna state authorities that the troops cleared a bandit camp at a river line round Rafin Sarki and neutralised 5 bandits within the neighborhood, whereas many others fled. 

“In one other leg of the fierce encounter, the troops and Particular Forces cleared a hideout round Galadimawa forest, the place 4 bandits have been engaged and neutralized. Greater than a dozen kidnapped ladies and youngsters have been rescued by the troops, having been deserted by their captors. 

“On clearing the camp, the combat-ready officers and males recovered 5 domestically made firearms, 5 rounds of ammunition, 4 cartridges, a radio and charger, and one army challenge jungle hat. 

“Governor Nasir el-Rufai praised the constant efforts of the officers and males, and additional thanked them for the feats and profitable rescue of the victims. 

“Offensives within the recognized enclaves proceed throughout the State. 

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“The Kaduna state authorities hereby appeals to residents to proceed to volunteer info on bandits, their hideouts in addition to their informants and logisticians, through these telephone strains: 09034000060  08170189999,” Aruwan mentioned.