In a bid to ensure safety and protection of lives and property in the Yuletide period the troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) have intensified the onslaught against the terrorists. As the troops destroyed terrorists enclaves, neutralized scores of them and recovered Arms and ammunition in Zamfara and Sokoto states.
The information officer of the operation Hadarin Daji, Captain Yahaya Ibrahim said Today (Thursday) 14th December, 2023 troops of the OPHD in a coordinated clearance operation within Dada, Rukudawa and Dumburum villages in Zurmi LGA of Zamfara state.
According to him during the operation an encounter ensued between the troops and the marauding terrorists which the troops’ power superiority forced the terrorists to retreat and flee with gunshot wounds while One of them was neutralized.
He explained that the troops advanced aggressively and destroyed enclaves of dreaded terrorist kingpins Gwaska Dan Karami and Dangote who abandoned their hideouts and escaped in disarray.
Captain Ibrahim noted that in a mop up the troops recovered 2 Dane guns, 2 Motorcycles, 6 different pairs of Military camouflage uniforms, Communication gadgets and ammunition.
Relatedly, in another operation, the combined troops of OPHD in Sokoto state during a clearance operation, neutralized 4 terrorists in Masasa village of the state.
During the encounter several terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds as troops recovered One AK-47 Rifle, 2 Tecno Phones and the sum of N282, 050 Cash.