Troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH in conjuction with Defence Headquaters Special Forces on the 1st of April 2023 conducted clearance operations to terrorist’ enclaves at BAGOMA, REMA, BILUGAI, DAGARA, SABON LAYI, GAGUMI, KATAKAKI and RANDAGI villages all in BIRNIN GWARI Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
A statement signed by the Director
Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General Misa Danmadami, indicated that Troops made contact with terrorists at KAKANGI and KATAKAKI villages and engaged the terrorists with superior fire power.
Troops neutralized eleven (11) terrorists while others fled. Troops exploited the general area and recovered two (2) AK 47 rifles, two (2) AK 47 magazines, fifty-seven (57) rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition, seven (7) matchets and six (6) motorcycles among other sundry items.
The military high command commends troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH and encourages the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.