The ongoing onslaught against marauding bandits in Zamfara state by the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) has yielded positive results as the troops dominated bandits enclaves, Killed several bandits, arrested 2 and recovered ammunition others in Zamfara state.
In a statement signed by Major General Musa Danmadami, Director, Defence Media Operations of the Defence Headquarters said the operation was ongoing until the terrorists were cleared.
“Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI on 22 April 2023 conducted clearance Operations to Birnin Tsaba, Tsanu, Lamba, Gabas, Gidan Kaso, and Dumburum Forest in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State and made contact with terrorist. Troops neutralized seven (7) terrorists, destroyed several bandits camps and seven (7) motorcycles. Troops also recovered two (2) empty AK 47 magazines and one (1) Baofeng radio.” He explained
He notes that following the arrest of a terrorist informant on 21 April 2023, troops conducted a follow up operation and arrested 2 terrorists on 22 April 2023 at Shinkafi town, Shinkafi Local Government Area in Zamfara State. Items recovered from suspects include one (1) motorcycle and three (3) 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.