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Troops dislodge terrorists hideouts AK-47 rifle,  other dangerous weapons recovered 

Troops dislodge terrorists hideouts AK-47 rifle,  other dangerous weapons recovered

 

Nigerian Army troops have scattered the operational base of terrorists in Rugga, Sarti and Yade, in Taraba State.

The news of the terrorists dislodging was disclosed in a statement on Sunday by the Director of Army Public Relations, Major General Onyema Nwachukwu.

According to him, the terrorists were dislodged during a patrol aimed at eradicating terrorist strongholds in remote areas of Taraba State.


Nwachukwu noted that the operation which led to the recovery of arms and ammunition, was spearheaded by the troops of the 93 Battalion Sub-sector 3B.

The recovered items included one AK-47 rifle, a magazine with seven rounds of 7.6mm X39mm ball ammunition, and one cartridge, a knife and two mobile phones belonging to the terrorists were also seized.

The statement partly reads: “The troops continue to pursue the terrorists to dismantle all criminal hideouts, ensuring the area remains inhospitable for unlawful activities.

“These successful military operations demonstrate the Nigerian Army’s unwavering commitment to decisively combat all forms of criminal activities.”

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