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Army Kicks Off Training For Special Forces In Niger Delta

Troops taking part in the special training
Troops taking part in the special training

The Nigerian military training exercise codenamed “exercise Crocodile Smlie” has kicked off in earnest.

The exercise was embarked upon by the Nigerian Army to train its Special Forces, formations and units located in the South-South geo-political   zone of the country.

It is also to check criminal activities like kidnapping, militancy, piracy and other forms of criminal activities.’’

The Army had, on its website on Thursday, released pictures showing the troops getting ready for the kick-off of the exercise.

The exercise also includes a medical outreach by the Army Medical Corps in various communities in Sapele, Delta State.

Pictures posted on the army website showed villagers being attended to by soldiers.

Army Spokesman, Sani Usman pointed out that the outreach was free of charge.

He also urged the general public not to panic on the sight of unusual movement of large number of troops, heavy military weapons and equipment in these areas.

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