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Four notorious bandits shot dead; kidnapped victims rescued, arms recovered

The Nigerian Army has announced that its troops attached to Operation Sahel Sanity have killed four bandits and rescued four kidnapped victims in Unguwar Doka village of Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State, as part of its exercise to clear terrorist activities in the North East region.

The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.General Benard Onyeuko, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday, at the Special Army Super Camp IV Faskari, Katsina State.

Onyeuko also said that the troops neutralized several threats in Kurfi Local Government Area of the state, and recovered 43 cows, six goats, eight sheep and two locally made guns from the hoodlums.

He said, “On the 2nd of October, 2020, gallant troops of Operation Sahel Sanity deployed at Sabon Layi rescued four kidnapped victims from Giruwa village of Dandume LGA of Katsina State following artillery bombardments on suspected bandits’ location at Unguwan-Doka village which resulted in neutralizing four of the bandits while others escaped into the forest.”

“I want to assure you that the Nigeria Army will continue to work tirelessly to secure the lives and properties of citizens, especially those who reside in the north”.

In his final remarks, he urged the public to support the Military by providing it with tangible information to enable them record more success in their operation.

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