By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja
The Armed Forces of Nigeria says it’s Troops of Nigerian Army Super Camp 4 Faskari Operation SAHEL SANITY on 6 Jul 2020 eliminated 46 Armed Bandits in Batsari Kastina State.
The DHQ stated this in a statement released to press on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche explained that, the Troops
received a distress call of the invassion of armed bandits in Yar Gamji town in Batsari LGA.
According to him, troops who were just inducted into operation responded swiftly to the call.
” The troops engaged the criminals thereby neutralized 46 bandits in the encounter while others escaped with gunshot wounds”, he said.
He also said, Troops of Operation SAHEL SANITY are presently in exploitation phase and have dominated the general area with aggressive patrols.
DHQ has enjoined the general public is to disregard news making the rounds in some online media giving unsubstantiated and false information on the incident.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai congratulates the troops for their swift response and gallantry.