The Armed Forces Of Nigeria is recording more successes especially during this 2021 Armed Forces remembrance week by aggressively stamping out terrorism and banditry in the North West zone.
Reports say, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI on Saturday, 9 January 2021 successfully neutralised several armed bandits in Kuriya village of Kaura Namoda LGA of Zamfara State.
Major General John Enenche said this in a press release made available to SpyeTV on Sunday in Abuja.
Enenche said, Following actionable intelligence, the gallant troops with close air support by the Air Component, made contact with bandits at Kuriya village.
He said, in the course of the encounter, several bandits were killed in action while 4 soldiers sustained injuries.
He added that, human Intelligence confirmed that no fewer than 50 armed bandits were killed in the encounter.
"Equally, troops recovered 272 livestock from the bandits" he said.
Enenche also said that troops deployed at Dunya village of Danmusa LGA of Katsina State while on routine patrol recovered 62 livestock from armed bandits who fled into the bush on sighting troops.
"Currently the gallant troops have continued to dominate the theatre of operation with aggressive patrols to deny criminals freedom of action" he said.
"The Military High Command commends the gallant troops for the feats recorded and encouraged them not rest on their oars until normalcy is restored to all troubled zones of the Country" he concluded.