Nigerian troops flush out Zamfara’s bandits, cattle rustlers

Nigerian troops flush out Zamfara’s bandits, cattle rustlers

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:31 am


soldiers of 1 Brigade Nigerian Army

soldiers of 1 Brigade Nigerian Army

Nigerian troops of 1 Brigade  under the auspices of Operation SHARAN DAJI and in conjunction with the Nigeria Police in Zamfara State, have carried out a joint clearance operation in Maru.

Although most of the targeted suspected cattle rustlers and armed bandits  escaped, the joint team recovered substantial quantity of arms and ammunitions in the area.

Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said some of the criminals escaped with gun shot wounds.

He said the team is still combing the general area for such persons.

“The public in Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina and Kaduna States in particular, are please requested to report any suspicious persons especially those with gun shot wounds.”, Usman said

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