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Troops foil Attack on Kaduna Village

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A joined squad of police force and military forces stopped a raid on Akwando Village in Kachia LG area Kaduna State on Monday (April 11).

Mohammed Jalige, the State police command PRO declared on Tuesday that the forces killed one of the terrorist and recovered one AK47 rifle.

Police Spokesman said that the team performed on information obtained at nearly 4 p.m. on Monday that suspected terrorists had occupied Akwando Village.

The squad immediately mobilised to the attacked village and repelled the criminals, he strengthened.

The illicit elements on spotting the operatives opened fire and as the forces returned fire, one of the criminals was neutralised and an Ak47 rifle fully loaded with 17-rounds of live bullet was regained.

“The other mob members escaped with shot injuries,’’ he noted.

Mr Jalige strengthened that the body of the neutralised criminal was placed at Kachia General Hospital as investigations and strict patrol took off underway to arrest the fleeing terrorists.

He expressed also that normality had returned to Akwando Village and requested to the populace to report anyone with a firearm wound to the police, assuring ultimate privacy.