As part of efforts to end the incessant killings in in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, the Nigeria Army on Saturday launched a new military operation code-named Operation Hakorin Damisa IV.
This was made known by the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, who said Hakorin Damisa means Leopard’s teeth when translated.
Lagbaja said the aim was specifically to end the spate of attacks and killings in the LGA and other parts of the state.
After addressing troops deployed to carry out Operation Hakorin Damisa, the Chief of Army Staff moved to a Pilot Primary school in the community to have a meeting with the stakeholders
In the last two months, more than 300 persons had been killed in Mangu LGA and the neighboring communities following a series of attacks by gunmen.