From Noah Ebije, Kaduna
Military troops yesterday killed scores if terrorists, recovered arms and motorcycles in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan in a statement said: “Security forces recorded a major success in the ongoing operations against terrorists as scores of bandits were neutralized by ground troops and air assets during an operation in Galbi, Chikun Local Government Area.
“This was conveyed in an operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government from the security agencies.
“According to the feedback, troops of the Operation Forest Sanity supported by assets of the Nigerian Air Force conducted clearance operations on an identified terrorist enclave in Galbi general area.
“During their advance, the security forces crossed River Kaduna and ran into stiff resistance from the insurgents.
“After a fierce fire-fight, scores of terrorists were confirmed neutralized as the military forces prevailed. Two General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMGs), three AK47 rifles and seven motorcycles were recovered from the enclave of the neutralized bandits.
The Kaduna State government expressed excitement at the feedback, and praised the troops for their tenacity in this significant victory against the enemy forces.