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Breaking: Troops rescue 13 people of Mutunji, arrest 11 bandit suppliers in Zamfara

The troops of Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) have rescued 13 people of Mutunji village and arrested 11 terrorists suppliers in Zamfara state.

In a statement made available to SMARTS NEWS by the information officer of the OPHD Captain Ibrahim Yahaya said the recent feat recorded the troops have successfully rescued 13 kidnapped victims and arrested 11 suspected terrorist logistics suppliers to a notorious terrorists kingpin in the state.

He noted that on the 17th  December, 2023 the combined troops of OPHD embarked on a search and rescue operation along Gobirawan Chali and Dangulbi areas along the Dansadau axis in Maru local government area of Zamfara State during which the troops rescued 13 kidnapped victims who were abandoned by the fleeing terrorists in the late hours of Sunday.

Captain Ibrahim said all the rescued victims are from Mutunji village of Dansadau Emirate in Maru LGA of Zamfara state and they are currently undergoing medical treatment and debriefing. Saying all the rescued victims were handed over to representatives of the Zamfara state government to unite them with their families.

The resilient troops also cleared a notorious terrorists’ hideout at Gidan Jaja in Zurmi LGA of Zamfara State.

The statement further said, the OPHD troops arrested 11 suspected terrorists logistics suppliers who supply logistics to a notorious terrorist Halilu Sububu at Kwanar Boko in Zurmi LGA of Zamfara state. 

The suspects were arrested while conveying 127 bags of grains in 2 Canter trucks belonging to a Terrorists kingpin Halilu Sububu. However, the arrested suspects are undergoing preliminary interrogation.

Intercepted trucks loaded with grains owned by Halilu Sububu
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