Troops of the Army have killed a “dangerous terrorist” masquerading as a police officer in Sokoto State.

The troops also destroyed terror drug storage and medical facility in a sting operation on Wednesday March 20.

Army spokesperson, Maj.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, announced this in a statement on Thursday, March 21.

According to Nwachukwu, the terrorist had often employed disguise as Police officer to deceive and kidnap unsuspecting victims.


He said: “In a separate counter insurgency operation in Taraba State, troops neutralized another insurgent in Kutoko village in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.

“ The offensive resulted in the recovery of an AK-47 Rifle and a Magazine containing four live rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition.”

The army spokesperson said the operations had demonstrated the “commitment of the Nigerian Army in combating terrorism and insurgency, in an effort to ensure safety and security of the nation.”



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