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PICS: Army raids bandits camp in Zamfara

29 June 2016, 08:28

Abuja - Troops from the Nigerian Army have reportedly raided a camp for armed bandits in Zamfara State while destroying the hideout, Naij confirms.

According to a statement issued by military spokesperson Colonel Sani Usman, the troops raided the village, located in Rikwa, recovering pistols, ammunition and stolen animals.

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"The raided camps were located at a forest in Rikwa village, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The troops recovered 3 local made pistols, 2 Dane Guns, 4 AK-47 magazines and 97 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.

"They also recovered some stolen animals which include 147 cows, 432 sheep, 2 goats and a camel. The recovered livestock were handed over to local authority," the statement read.

See pictures from the raid below.

Read more at Naij

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