Soldiers Kill 14 Bandits, Recover 422 Animals in Kaduna
Nigeria Military Troops of the Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday 19/11/2018 in Kaduna. Agim told a news conference on Operation 777 update, launched by the Defence Headquarters on October. 8 to restructure and strengthen ongoing military operations nationwide
According to him, prior to the launch of Operation 777, terrorists and criminals devised different means of evading ongoing operations in different theatres. He said however that, troops have neutralised 14 notorious bandits, cattle rustlers and kidnappers, while several sophisticated arms, ammunition and large herds have been recovered from the bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers. The troops also recovered over 331 cows from rustlers in Birnin Gwari and 132 cows in Birnin Yero areas of Kaduna State. The spokesman further disclosed that 31 persons (18 children and 13 adults) were rescued from kidnappers within the area of operation.