Troops arrest gunrunners, recover weapons in Taraba


The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Saturday said troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE acting on credible intelligence conducted raid operations to a weapon fabrication factory at Wukari village in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba state.
Director Defence Media Operations Major General Musa Danmadami stated this in a statement.
According to the statement, troops arrested two suspected gunrunners found at the the factory and recovered two GPMG, one KPM, four AK 47 rifles, three pistols, one PKT, five 9mm ammunitions, two 7.63 x 54 ammunitions, seven rifle butts and several parts of different rifles.
“All arrested criminals and recovered weapons and ammunition have been handed over to appropriate authorities for futher actions

“The military high command commends troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on terrorist and all criminal activities within their area. “

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