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Operation Cat Race: Soldiers Battle Suspected Herdsmen, Kill 10 | The Precision

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Troops engaged and killed 10 suspected herdsmen after
attacking Gwamba Village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa
State, North-east Nigeria.

 

The Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu revealed this in a statement on Wednesday.
He said the troops of 101 Special Forces Battalion on Exercise Ayem
Akpatuma (Cat Race) deployed at Numan LGA had responded to a distress
call on Tuesday and supported their colleagues at Gwamba village under
attack by the assailants.
Despite swift reaction to rescue the village from destruction,
Brigadier General Chukwu noted that the suspects had set the village on
fire before the soldiers arrived.
However, the determine troops trailed the assailants and arrested six of them at Garigiji village while trying to escape.

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“During the process of the arrest the herdsmen show resistance, which
made the alerted troops engage them and killed 10 of them,” the Army
spokesman said.

Items recovered from the herdsmen are one AK 47 rifle, 41 rounds of
7.62mm special, one locally made rifle with 25 cartridges, and one
motorcycle among others (Channels)

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