On Saturday, 23/06/18 at about 0100hrs, gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists attacked Tunkushe village in Konduga L.G.A. of Borno State. Four persons were killed in the attack.
The Borno State Police Command, according to DSP Edet Okon, PPRO of the Command, has deployed more personnel to strengthen security within the area.
However, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation IDON RAINI Corridor II conducted a raid on armed bandits’ hideouts in the general area of Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State in the early hours of 23 June 2018.
During the raid operations several camps were destroyed and 20 bandits were neutralized. Three bandits were also arrested while some escaped with gun shot wounds.
The items recovered include:
a. Four AK 47 rifles.
b. One F 99 – Pistol.
c. One PTT HH Motorola Handset.
d. 111 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition.
e. Five AK 47 rifle magazines.
f. Two Dane guns.
g. Three mobile phones.
h. One power bank.
The troops, according to Colonel Muhammad Dole, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division Nigerian Army, remain determined and committed to frustrating banditry activities in the area of operation. This feat, he said, was achieved through reliable information provided by some well meaning residents of the area and urged the public to share credible information with the Nigerian Army and other security agencies.