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Troops neutralize terrorists on transit to unleash havoc in Kaduna, recover arms, ammunition 

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Troops deployed for counter terrorism operations in Kaduna State, have in a swift and decisive operation, neutralized one of the terrorists, who were on transit to unleash mayhem along Mallum Forest and recovered arms and ammunition from them.

The troops, acting on credible intelligence, tactically positioned themselves along the terrorists’ axis of movement. On sighting the terrorists on motorbikes emerging from Mallum forest, through an alternate route, troops engaged the terrorists with heavy volume of fire neutralizing one, while others fled in disarray into the nearby forest; thereby thwarting their nefarious mission and preventing a potential attack on innocent civilians.

After, the firefight, the troops thoroughly searched the area and recovered one AK-47 rifle, 5 AK-47 rifle magazines,18 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 19 rounds of 7.62mm NATO ammunition, 2 motorbikes, One Techno phone, head warmers, face masks, and a magazine jacket.

Currently, the troops have intensified their presence in the general area to maintain security and prevent any further threat. The successful neutralization of the terrorist and recovery of arms demonstrate the commitment of the security forces to safeguarding the lives and property of citizens in Kaduna State.

Members of the public are enjoined to continue to support the troops in the ongoing operations to collectively mitigate security challenges.

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