The Defence Headquarters on Thursday disclosed that about thirty terrorists have been killed and their hideout destroyed within the Bwari space of Abuja by troops.
The Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Bernard Onyeuko, made this recognized on the bi-weekly information convention on army operations on Thursday in Abuja held on the Defence Headquarters’ new convention room.
He stated Troops of seven Guards Battalion and 167 Particular Drive Battalion along side the air part of Operation WHIRL PUNCH carried out the operation between 24 and 26 July.
Aside from killing the terrorists, their enclaves and hideouts have been additionally destroyed whereas a number of objects have been recovered.
The killed terrorists are a part of these accountable for the ambush attack on the presidential guards brigade within the Bwari space of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday, Naija Information reviews.
Onyeuko revealed that “troops of seven Guards Battalion and 167 Particular Drive Battalion along side the air part of Operation WHIRL PUNCH performed a clearance patrol round Bwari normal space between 24 – 26 July 2022.
“Troops efficiently cleared Kawu and Ido villages.
“Consequently, about 30 terrorists have been neutralized and their enclave and hide-out destroyed. Floor troops additionally recovered 6 x bikes, 2 x AK47 rifles, 1 x absolutely loaded LMG journal amongst others throughout mop up.”
Residents Of Abuja Have Nothing To Concern
Talking additional, the army spokesperson stated Nigerians and significantly, residents of Abuja shouldn’t be afraid however go about their regular professional actions.
Onyeuko nonetheless urged residents to report any suspicion to the closest safety publish, noting that it will additional assist in securing the lives and property of the individuals.
In his phrases, “the hierarchy of the Armed Forces of Nigeria and different safety businesses needs to re-assure Nigerians of its dedication and pact with all Nigerians.
“With the current operations carried out from July 23, we want to guarantee residents of FCT specifically that we’re undaunted and unrelenting in our efforts to make sure the security of lives and properties.
“Folks ought to go about their regular enterprise as their security is assured.
“The help and cooperation of all Nigerians is hereby solicited as safety is everyone’s enterprise.
“Residents are inspired to report uncommon individuals in your group to safety businesses. If you happen to see one thing, say one thing.’’