The Defence Headquarters on Wednesday August 26, introduced that 410 members of the Darul Salam Terrorists Group have surrendered.
According to the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations John Enenche, the give up adopted “aggressive intensive kinetic operations at identified bandits’ enclaves” by a army unit, Operation Whirl Stroke, and different safety businesses deployed at Uttu in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Eneche who disclosed that the terrorists’ bomb-making manufacturing facility was additionally destroyed, added that amongst the surrendered terrorists have been ladies and kids.
The assertion learn;
TROOPS OF OPERATION WHIRL STROKE BUST TERRORISTS CELL; RECOVER EXPLOSIVES, ARMS AND AMMUNITION
IN NASARAWA, AS 410 MEMBERS OF DARUL SALAM TERRORISTS GROUP SURRENDER
1. In continuation of aggressive clearance operations geared toward decisively using the North-Central zone of armed banditry and different types of criminality, troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE have recorded a serious success in opposition to the prison parts.
2. Following aggressive intensive kinetic operations at recognized bandits’ enclaves, not lower than 410 members of the Darul Salam Terrorists group, together with ladies and kids, surendered to the troops of operation WHIRL STROKE and different safety businesses deployed at Uttu in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. This improvement befell on 25 August 2020.
3. Relatedly, troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE whereas on a strong clearance patrol round Uttu, on 26 August 2020 stormed a Darul Salam terrorists bomb-making manufacturing facility following actionable technical and human intelligence on the actions of the terrorists within the common space. In the course of the operation, troops recovered a number of Improvised Explosive Device making supplies on the location together with 2 scales, 6 rocket launcher bombs, one bag of fertilizer, half a bag of gun powder, 10 domestically made hand grenades, one Rocket Propelled Grenade bomb fuse, one domestically made Rocket Launcher, 2 Improvised Explosive Devices,13 Improvised rocket bombs, amongst others. The camp was subsequently destroyed whereas troops are equally combing the encompassing forests for fleeing members of the sect.
4. The Military High Command commends the gallant troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE for his or her professionalism and dexterity in attaining this notable feat and in addition urges them to maintain the tempo within the push to decisively curtail the actions of armed bandits and different criminals working within the North-Central zone.
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