Troops Of 6 Brigade Neutralize Extremists, Foil Kidnap Attempts, Recover Cache Of Arms And Ammunition In Taraba 

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Ayuba Sanusi 

IN a significant operation aimed at maintaining peace and security in Taraba State, troops of the 6 Brigade Nigerian Army have neutralized 5 violent extremists, foiled kidnapping attempts, and recovered a substantial cache of arms and ammunition.

The troops, while acting on actionable intelligence on the plan of the extremists to kidnap some church members returning from church programme in Wukari along Tor-Tse and Takum Road, acted decisively. 

Troops of 93 Battalion deployed in Wukari swiftly swung into action and tactically laid in wait for the violent extremists and the insurgents In the early hours of today 2 April 2024.

The troops were said to have made contact with the extremists and engaged them in a fierce gun battle leading to the neutralization of four extremists and recovery of 2 AK 47 Rifles, 1 Pump Action Rifle, and 2 AK 47 magazines.

Similarly, on 27 March 2024 troops while on patrol around Chanchanji Ward of Takum Local Government Area came in contact with suspected violent extremists. Troops responded with superior firepower leading to the neutralization of 1 extremist and recovery of 1  locally fabricated FN Pistol, 2 rounds of 9MM ammunition, and 1 mobile phone belonging to the suspect.

This successful operation demonstrates the unwavering commitment of 6  Brigade to protecting the lives, and property of the citizens, while making the state and environs a safer place for business to thrive.  

The Brigade implores members of the public to continue supporting the military by providing timely and credible information on any suspicious movement or activities of criminals within the state.

 

Eighteen-Eleven Media 

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