OPHD troops Kill several terrorists in Sokoto, recover arms, ammunition

In a discreet operation against marauding terrorists in Sokoto state, troops of 8 Division Garrison today Tuesday 24 October 2023, launched a carefully planned offensive operation into Tukandu Village, targeting a notorious group of terrorists, responsible for various atrocious and heinous activities in the general area.

In a statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu said the troops’ fierce onslaught terminated many of the terrorists, while others fled with gunshot wounds. 

According to him,  following mop up operations, troops recovered three AK-47 Rifles, one PKT Gun, 125 rounds of 7.62 mm Special ammunition, 2 Rocket propelled Gun Bombs and 9 motorcycles. 

General Onyema added that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has lauded the troops, charging them  to remain resolute and continue to escalate their operations against the terrorists to decimate and deny them the freedom of action.

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