The Defence Headquarters said the military has raided kidnapper’s hideout and militant camp in its aggressive fight against insecurity and economic sabotage in the south west zone of the country.
The coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this while giving updates on military operations across the country on Thursday in Abuja.
Enenche said the update covered military operations between September 25 and October 7 in the South West zone of the country. He said the troops of Operation AWATSE had intensified the fight against pipeline vandals, economic saboteurs and other criminal elements. According to him, operatives of Operation Burst in conjunction with vigilantes had on October 2, raided a suspected kidnapper’s hideout at old Oyo National Park forest in Kishi Local Government Area of Oyo State.
“During the operation, three suspects were neutralized and two others were arrested while four AK47, one rifle and four magazines loaded with 48 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) were recovered,” he said.