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Guards Brigade troops backed NAF air strikes neutralize many Darusalam bandits, destroy sect camps in Toto, Nasarawa state.

Troops of Guards Brigade Nigerian Army operating with Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and supported by the Nigerian Air Force conducted a clearance operation on 14 & 15 April 2020 at Toto LGA of Nasarawa state.

The operation was a follow up exploitation against fleeing Boko Haram bandits and Daru Salam sect recently dislodged from their camps by troops of Guards Brigade at Uttu general area of the state.

 During the operation,  troops engaged the bandits who were hibernating  ahead of Andah river line area in Toto Local Government in a gun battle and succeeded in neutralizing Four suspected bandits. 

Unfortunately two soldiers paid the supreme price and a soldier  sustained injuries during the encounter but  has been evacuated and stabilized in a military medical facility.

Coordinator, Defence Media Operations on Friday said the operation would be sustained to completely neutralize remnants of the fleeing bandits  in the state. 

We therefore appeal to residents to remain calm and avail troops credible information that would assist to rid the state of banditry activities.


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