Metro Army Uncovers Large Cache of Arms, Ammunition in Southern Kaduna



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The Nigerian army has uncovered a large cache of arms and ammunition in Southern Kaduna.

The arsenal are believed to belong to people who perpetrate killings in the area.

Military troops under the recently launched Operation Harbin Kunama II made the discovery, Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig Gen. Sani Usman, said.

According to him, "the discovery was made when troops embarked on cordon and search of Gwaska, Dangoma, Angwan Far and Bakin Kogi general area of Southern Kaduna.”

He said the troops recovered 73 Dane guns, four locally made rifles, one locally made machine gun and locally made pistol during the operation.

“Others include 260 cartridges, 14 rounds of 7.62mm cmmunition, 63 rounds of 9mm ammunition, one locally made small machine gun magazine, a pair of worn out military boot and some quantities of assorted improvised ammunition and pyrotechnics hidden in dug out pits.

“While efforts are on going to track down the owners of the arms and ammunition, it is imperative to state that the good people of the area have been very supportive fully with the military which led to this unprecedented findings.


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