Nigeria troops clear terrorists’ camp, rescue kidnapped victims in Taraba

Troops of the Nigerian Army have cleared a camp of terrorists, rescued kidnapped victims, as well as recovered arms and ammunition in Taraba state.

This was revealed in a post shared on the Force’s X handle on Tuesday, April 30.

The post partly reads: “In the series of successful operations conducted by troops of 6 Brigade/Sector 3 Operation WHIRL STROKE between 27 – 29 April 2024, a terrorists’ camp has been cleared, kidnapped victims rescued, and a significant amount of arms and ammunition recovered. 

“The operation is aimed at eliminating the threat posed by terrorists instigating fear and chaos in Taraba State.

“Troops from the 93 Battalion Sub-Sector 3B OPWS, stationed at Fikyu on 29 April 2024, swiftly responded to reports of suspected terrorists firing sporadically in the Pukun area of Fikyu in Ussa Local Government Area. 

“The troops engaged them with superior firepower, forcing their  retreat. Further search of the area led to the recovery of 1 AK 47 Magazine with 10 rounds of 7.62MM special ammunition.”


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