Troops arrest terrorist mastermind of attack on Taraba village

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Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested the mastermind of a deadly attack on Mararaban Azagawa village in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Acting Assistant Director of Information of the 6 Brigade Nigerian Army/Sector 3 Operation WHIRL STROKE, (OPWS) Lt. Olubondunde Oni, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, June 20, 2024. 

“In a successful operation conducted by the troops of 6 Brigade Nigerian Army/Sector 3 Operation WHIRL STROKE, (OPWS) a terrorist mastermind responsible for a deadly attack on Mararaban Azagawa village has been captured,” the statement read.

 

 

The troops acted swiftly following the attack on 16 June 2024, which resulted in the tragic loss of five lives and numerous injuries.

 

Responding to the report, the troops of 6 Brigade Sub-Sector 3A OPWS, stationed at the Forward Operating Base in Bali Local Government Area, launched a special operation to apprehend those behind the attack. 

 

Based on credible intelligence, the troops were able to…



Source: Linda Ikeji