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The Defense Headquarters says troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI under Operation ACCORD have slaughtered two scoundrels at Sabon Birni LGA of Sokoto State.

Significant Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defense Media Operations, in an announcement on Thursday, unveiled that troops likewise recuperated 250 dairy animals and 150 rams from criminals at Bawaganga town.

Enenche clarified that the activities were executed on July 7 and 8 after human and specialized insight.

He said: “In continuation of aggressive clearance operation, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI under Operation ACCORD on 7 July 2020 acting on actionable, human and technical intelligence made contact with bandits at Sabon Birni LGA of Sokoto State.

“Adopting aggressive tactical manoeuvres, troops engaged the cowardly bandits thereby neutralizing 2 while unconfirmed fled in disarray due to troop’s superior firepower with gunshots wounds. Similarly, on 8 July 2020, troops acting on credible intelligence on the movement of bandits with a large number of rustled animals from Jangemi village forest to Kwaren Ganuwa axis. Troops immediately mobilized and intercepted bandits at Bawaganga village, on sighting troop’s bandits fled towards Muhaye forest and abandoned 250 cows and 150 rams. The recovered animals are currently in custody.

“Additionally, still on 8 July 20, acting on credible intelligence on the movement of bandits along Kwaren Ganuwa towards Tsafe with unconfirmed rustled livestock. Troops tactically mobilized to the scene. Bandits fled in disarray on sighting troops thereby abandoning the rustled animals. Troops exploited further and recovered 117 cows and 34 sheep.

“The Military High Command commends the resilient troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI for their dedication and professionalism in the ongoing operation. It equally urges them to intensify the onslaught against criminal elements in the country.”