Several lethal and non-lethal equipment was destroyed and looted after a terror group overwhelmed a Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Dansadau axis of Zamfara State, Northwestern Nigeria.
The incident on Saturday, Sept. 11, led to the death of 12 soldiers consisting of nine Air Force personnel, one Army, and two police officers while three soldiers from the Air Force and Army were injured during the raid on the FOB in Mutumji area of Dansadau.
HumAngle understands that five gun trucks and patrol vehicles belonging to the Air Force and Police were burnt during the encounter and some weapons including one 12.7mm calibre Browning Machine Gun, one 7.62mm PK belt-fed general-purpose machine gun were looted.
The incident comes on the heels of an initiative by the military and state governments to cut off logistics supplies to terror groups and targeting of their positions.
The Nigerian military is conducting multi-services security operations in the Northwest against groups terrorising communities and commuters.
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