Troops of 5 Battalion operating under 16 Brigade, Nigerian Army, in a raid operation, captured an armoury located in a Camp from where suspected unrepentant militants and illegal oil bunkers carry out their nefarious activities on Sunday 25 June 2023 at Azuzuama Community in Ijaw South Local Government Area of Bayelsa State
During the operation, the highly motivated troops subdued the suspected militants with superior firepower, compelling them to abandon their camp in disarray.
The well-conducted raid operation led to the recovery of 5 AK 47 Rifles, 2 Rocket Propelled Grenade Bombs, 4 Rocket Grenade Bomb Chargers, seven 7.62mm Special ammunition, 14 AK 47 Rifle Magazines and one pumping machine. Other items recovered include two 16-inch anchored verve, one mallet hammer, one pipe range spinner and one axe.
The illicit camp has been destroyed by the troops.