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Bandits flee as OPHD troops destroy camps rescue 31 victims in Sokoto 

Troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD) have destroyed bandits camps at Alya Fulani village, Buani forest and Goboro village and rescued 31 kidnapped victims.

The operation which was conducted under the command of the General Officer Commanding 8 Division Nigerian Army, Sokoto, Major General Godwin Mutkut in the ongoing intensify onslaught and series of clearance operations to terrorists enclaves in its Areas of Operations in the Northwest.

Our reporter attached to the operation Hadarin Daji said in a recent clearance operation conducted by the troops of OPHD on Tuesday 21 November, 2023 at Tangaza LGA of Sokoto state, cleared Alya Fulani village, Buani forest,  where 30 kidnapped persons were rescued. 

According to a source within the OPHD troops, all the discovered terrorists/bandits’ hideouts were destroyed as they abandoned their captives and fled from their camps before the arrival of the aggressive troops.

He added that the troops also proceeded to Goboro village where one Female kidnapped victim was rescued as the terrorists/bandits also fled in disarray due to troops’ firepower superiority.

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