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Bandit kingpin Dogo Gide injured as troops kill 3 terrorists, destroy hideouts


Bandit kingpin Dogo Gide injured as troops kill 3 terrorists, destroy hideouts

Security operatives have eliminated three armed bandits and destroyed five motorcycles, camps and other valuables including tailoring factory belonging to terrorists in Zamfara and Kebbi States.

A statement by authorities of operation Hadarin Daji says Special Forces troops on Monday conducted a fighting patrol following credible information received on terrorists’ activities at Sangeko forest in Kebbi State where the troops promptly responded and engaged them in an intense firefight.

The operation lead to the elimination of three terrorists while others escaped with severe gunshot wounds.

During the exploitation, two motorcycles were recovered and destroyed instantly.

In a related development, a ntorious bandit kingpin Dogo Gide narrowly escaped death with gunshot wounds from troops of the Joint Task Force North West Operation HADARIN DAJI.

Dogo Gide foot soldiers also fled while his hideouts were destroyed.

The troops also descended on the terrorists’ enclaves at Dansadau, Mai Tukunya and Babban Doka villages.

Other hideouts destroyed are located in Malele, Mutunji, Kwana, Kamatso, Kememe and Kango villages being used by the terrorists.

During the incursion, the combat ready troops dominated Ya’u Sarkin Pawa, the House of Dogo Gide, searched and destroyed the house.

Similarly, the troops also discovered and cleared another bandits’ hideouts at Koli, Bakin Dutse and Farin Ruwa villages.

Items recovered from Dogo Gide’s house include tailoring factory for sewing various military and other security agencies uniforms, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), a mini pharmacy suspected to be used for treatment of wounded terrorists, five operational motorcycles and sewing machines among other items were set ablaze by the troops.

Four motorcycles and mobile phones used by the terrorists were equally discovered and destroyed instantly.

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