As part of the activities marking the Nigerian Army Day Celebrations (NADCEL) 2016, troops involved in live field training exercise code named “Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA”, have intensified patrol of the various forests in Zamfara State.
In line with this, troops of 223 Battalion while on patrol encountered armed bandits at Madaka village, Maru Local Government Area in which they killed 9 armed bandits and recovered 3 AK-47 rifles, 2 AK-47 rifles magazine, 3 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, 1 machete and 24 motorcycles. Similarly, local vigilantes at ‘Yargada village, Gusau Local Government Area apprehended a fleeing suspected armed bandit and handed him over to troops deployed at Magami.
Of the various strategies employed by the army, Burutai’s chameleon strategy seem the most lethal offensive/ambush strategy against Boko Haram. See pictures using arrows.