Security operatives in Katsina State will anytime this week launch joint operations against terrorists operating in Katsina State.
According to The PUNCH, the spokesman for the Katsina police command, ASP Aliyu Abubakar confirmed the development.
He said, “ Yes, the information is true. There is going to be a joint operation against bandits in the state this week but I cannot disclose more than that for now. “
The operatives to be involved in the exercise include the police, troops of the Nigeria Army, the Nigeria Airforce as well as operatives of the Department of State Security Service, among others.
It was also learnt members of the registered vigilante may be involved in the exercise.
Other credible sources also revealed that security operatives had identified all the areas of operation by the terrorists, especially their routes during the rainy season, and are set to clamp down on them “anytime from now.”
It was further learnt that the terrorists had, in recent times increase their attacks in Katsina State, especially in communities that shared borders with Zamfara and Kaduna states.