Nigerian troops successfully raids dreaded forest in Zamfara

Nigerian troops successfully raids dreaded forest in Zamfara

- Nigerian soldiers under Operation Sharan Daji raided Kahiru dreaded forest in Zamfara state

- The troops recovered cows, sheep and goats during the exercise

- The soldiers also killed one of the armed bandits occupying the forest

Troops of 1 Brigade, 1 Division Nigerian army under the Operation Sharan Daji have successfully raided a dreaded forest in Zamfara state where armed bandits had made their dens.

The raid by the soldiers took place on Monday September 25, 2017, at the Kahiru forest, Bakura local government rea of Zamfara state.

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“On approaching the camp, the suspected bandits opened fire on the troops and attempted to escape.

Nigerian troops successfully raids dreaded forest in Zamfara
Come of the makeshift homes in the camp set ablaze by the troops. Credit: SK Usman

“The troops returned fire, killing one of the armed bandits and recovered 50 cows, 82 goats and 25 sheep abandoned by the armed bandits,” a statement by Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman, the spokesperson of the army, said.

Nigerian troops successfully raids dreaded forest in Zamfara
Some of the animals recovered by the Nigerian trrops. Credit: SK Usman

Legit.ng earlier reported that troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian army and operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Sunday, September 24, arrested two suspected illegal arms dealers along Funtua-Gusau road in Zamfara state.

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This was contained in a statement issued by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman who is the director of army public relations on Monday, September 25.

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