The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj Gen. John Enenche, has revealed that the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralized some bandits in Anka and Talata Mafara Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Zamfara State.
According to Enenche, the troops of Operation Thunder Strike under the subsidiary Operation Accord conducted the operation on Saturday following credible intelligence that armed bandits have rustled an unconfirmed number of cows
Enenche said the troops successfully recovered 302 rustled cows and 412 sheep. They also recovered one empty magazine and five mobile phones from the bandits.
He noted that efforts were ongoing to hand over the rustled animals to the owners.
The statement read further, “In another development, troops rescued three kidnapped victims in Isa LGA of Sokoto State.