Troops of Operation Forest Sanity raided bandits’ den round Chikun – Birnin Gwari native authorities areas of Kaduna state, rescuing three victims, all males, and recovering AK-47 rifle, 18 rounds of ammunition and 11 pump motion cartridges.
In line with an announcement signed by the Kaduna state Commissioner for Inside Safety and House Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan on Wednesday, the troops made contact with and engaged the bandits, who withdrew with gunshot wounds below the superior firepower of the advancing forces.
“Troops of Operation Forest Sanity carried out a raid on a bandits’ hideout, in furtherance of clearance operations within the Kuriga-Manini-Udawa normal areas, alongside the Chikun-Birnin Gwari boundary.
“Appearing on credible intelligence, the troops carried out search-and-rescue operations on the hideout positioned round Ungwan Malam Ali. The troops made contact with the bandits, who withdrew with gunshot wounds below the superior firepower of the advancing forces.
“On raiding the camp, the troops rescued three kidnapped individuals, recognized as: Luka Ibrahim, Yusuf Jibril and Saminu Abdullahi. The troops recovered one AK-47 rifle, 18 rounds of ammunition, and 11 pump motion cartridges.
“The Kaduna state authorities acquired the operational suggestions with satisfaction and counseled the troops for one more profitable spherical of operations within the space.
“The rescued residents have been returned to their group. Troops will proceed to hold out operations within the normal areas. Residents are urged to instantly report suspicious people looking for remedy for gunshot accidents to the Safety Operations Room, on the strains 09034000060 and 08170189999.”