The Defence Headquarters says that troops of Operation Accord have apprehended two suspected gun runners and eliminated two bandits in Sokoto and Zamfara.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said that the success was recorded on Sunday, following credible intelligence on movement of the suspects in Tangaza town in Sokoto State. He said that the suspects included Abubakar Mohammed from Bodinga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state and Ansi Usman Janare from Gohono village in Tangaza area. According to him, items recovered from suspects include one light machine gun, four AK47 rifle magazines, 586 rounds of 7.62mm NATO ammunition, 100 rounds of 7.62mm Special Ammunition and one motorcycle. Enenche said that the suspects have been kept in custody for further action.