Army, DSS Personnel Foil B/Haram Planned Attack In Kano

Joint troops of the Nigerian Army and the Department of State Services have successfully averted an imminent attack on Kano by insurgents.

Director, Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, made this known in a statement on Friday.

TheFact Daily reports that a dawn raid operation was carried out on the terrorists’ hideout in the early hours of today Friday 3 November 2023, by troops of the 3 Brigade Nigerian Army in close cooperation with the Department of State Services (DSS) in a well-coordinated raid operation in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State.

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“The operation was aimed at uncovering and apprehending suspected Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) believed to be planning a major operation in Kano State”, Nwachukwu stated.

In the course of the operation, the troops apprehended two BHT suspects, who are now in custody, while joint troops of the Nigerian Army and the DSS recovered 5 AK 47 rifles, 5 AK 47 rifle magazines, 1 Rocket Propelled Gun (RPG), 5 RPG Bombs, 6 hand grenades, 5 pairs of desert camouflage uniforms, 10 pairs of magazine pouches and some Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making materials.


Meanwhile, the NA, while reiterating that it remains resolute in its effort to counter and degrade insurgency and other forms of security challenges across the country, entreats members of the public to be vigilant and collaborate with it and other security agencies by providing timely and credible information that could aid in the ongoing operations to curb insecurity.

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