Troops of operation Forest Sanity neutralise bandits, recover arms in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) weekend said troops of Operation Forest Sanity in an offensive operation on identified bandits Camp at Kidandan village in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna state neutralized 2 terrorists.

Director Defence Media Operation Major General Musa Danmadami in a statement said troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle, two AK 47 magazines loaded with 52 7.62mm special ammunition, five motorcycles and three mobile phones.

“Equally, on the same day, troops conducted clearance operation along Road Kaduna-Zaria-Galadimawa and made contact with terrorists at their various camps. On sighting troops, bandits fled, troops destroyed several camps in the general area and recovered three (3) Dane guns,two (2) magazines, one (1) bandolier, nine (9) motorcycles and pairs of military uniforms amongst other items.

“The military high command commends troops of Operation Forest Sanity and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities,” he said.