PHOTOS: Troops Kill 5 Militants, Recovers Heavy Guns & Ammunitions in Rivers State

The 133 Special Forces Battalion of Nigerian Army troops
have carried out a precursor operation to Exercise
CROCODILE SMILE aimed at getting rid of all forms of
criminal activities in the Niger Delta region.
In the course of the operation, five militants that attacked
the troops were killed in action, while many others were
injured. Twenty-three suspects were arrested.
A statement by Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, said
the operation conducted yesterday was carried out by the
Special Forces at the militants camps.
Items recovered from the camps include: 2 AK-47 rifles, 11
Pump Action Guns, a locally made revolver pistol, 292
cartridges of live Ammunition, 199 rounds of AK-47 rifle
Ammunition, 4 electricity generating sets and a Camp Gas
The troops also recovered an abandoned Engine Boat left
by the fleeing criminals.

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