Troops kill 3 terrorists and recover weapons in Kaduna community – Blueprint Newspapers Limited


Troops attacked the suspected bandits’ meeting point along the Telele -Sabon Gida road in Chikun local government area of ​​Kaduna State where they engaged the bandits killing three of them and recovering three AK-47 rifles.

Kaduna State Internal Security and Home Affairs Commissioner Samuel Aruwan said in a statement on Saturday that troops had recovered three AK-47 magazines, two motorcycles and two mobile phones.

“Military authorities reported to Kaduna State Government that troops neutralized three terrorists while patrolling along Telele-Sabon Gida road in Chikun LGA.

“According to reports, the troops ambushed a rallying point of suspected terrorists on the road. As expected, the outlaws approached the troop position and entered the range, after which they were vigorously engaged.

“The criminals returned fire but were overpowered by troops after a brief firefight. Three terrorists were neutralized in the exchange. The troops recovered the following items: three AK47 rifles, three AK47 magazines, two motorcycles and two cell phones.

“Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i said he was satisfied with the operational feedback. He commended the troops for their quick and decisive action against the terrorists and encouraged them to keep up the momentum against the criminal elements.

“Security forces are maintaining patrols and monitoring the general area,” Aruwan said.


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