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Troops Kill 100 Bandits, Nab 148 in North West

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The Nigerian Army today, Saturday revealed that troops of Operation Sahel Sanity had killed 100 armed bandits and busted 148 others in its ongoing onslaughts against the predatory hoodlums terrorizing North-West region of the country.

The Nigerian soldiers also nicked 315 illegal armed miners and recovered 3,984 cows, 1,627 sheep in Katsina, Zamfara Kebbi and Sokoto States.

Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.General Benard Onyeuko, stated this while briefing journalists on the achievements recorded by the operation from July to September at the Special Army Super Camp IV, Faskari, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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Onyeuko announced the rescue of 107 kidnapped victims and arrest of 32 bandits’ logistics suppliers, 20 informants and collaborators, six arms suppliers, 13 rustled cattle marketers.

He explained that the gallant troops destroyed 81 bandit camps, including that of the notorious Katsina Dangote and foiled 74 bandits attacks and 54 kidnapped incidents within the region.

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He said: “So far, in all the operations conducted, 100 armed bandits were neutralized, a total of 3,984 cows, 1,627 sheep/rams and 3 Camels recovered, 148 suspected bandits and 315 illegal armed miners were arrested.

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