Troops neutralise 974 terrorists, apprehend 621

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops neutralised no fewer than 974 terrorists, apprehended 621 others, and rescued 466 hostages in different theatres of operation across the country in the month of February.
The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba disclosed this while giving an update on the armed forces operations on Thursday in Abuja.
Buba said the troops recovered 1,573 assorted weapons, 23,345 assorted arms and ammunition within the month.
He listed the recovered weapons to include 640 AK47 rifles, 248 locally fabricated guns, 93 pump action guns, 168Dane guns, 15,120 rounds of 7.62mm special ammo, 6,102 rounds of 7.62mm NATO, 512 rounds of 9mm and 2,132 live cartridges.
They also recovered 8.9 million litres of stolen crude oil, 1.06 million litres of illegally refined AGO, 18,950 litres of DPK and 45,950 litres of PMS, amongst other items


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