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Troops kill seven suspected bandits in Zamfara



Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji on Saturday killed seven suspected bandits and arrested two others in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

The Director of Defence Madia Operations, Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the troops destroyed the bandits’ camps in the area.

Danmadami said the troops engaged the bandits at Birnin Tsaba, Tsanu, Lamba, Gabas, Gidan Kaso, and Dumburum Forest in Zurmi LGA and recovered seven motorcycles, two empty AK 47 magazines, and one Baofeng radio in the operation.

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The spokesman said: “Following the arrest of a terrorist informant on April 21, troops conducted a follow-up operation and arrested another two terrorists at Shinkafi town in Shinkafi Local Government Area.

“Items recovered from the suspects include one motorcycle and three mobile phones.

“The military high command commends troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.”

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