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Nigerian Army, DSS thwart planned Boko Haram attack in Kano


Nigerian Army, DSS thwart planned Boko Haram attack in Kano

The Nigerian Army and Department of State Services (DSS) have successfully prevented an imminent attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Kano through a joint operation.

Early this morning, troops from the 3rd Brigade of the Nigerian Army, in collaboration with the DSS, conducted a coordinated raid on a terrorist hideout in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State.

The operation was aimed at preventing a major Boko Haram operation planned within Kano State.

Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, confirmed that two Boko Haram suspects were apprehended, and a significant cache of weapons was seized.

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These weapons included five AK-47 rifles, an RPG, hand grenades, camouflage uniforms and materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

“The successful raid operation reinforces the Nigerian Army’s unwavering commitment to protecting lives and property of our citizens.

“The Nigerian Army remains resolute in its effort to counter and degrade insurgency and other forms of security challenges across the country.

“We entreat members of the public to be vigilant and collaborate with the Nigerian Army and other security agencies by providing timely and credible information that could aid in the ongoing operations to curb insecurity.

“The Nigerian Army reiterates its dedication to the protection of our beloved nation and appreciates the support and trust of the Nigerian people,” the statement added.

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