The Military Joint Task Force, JTF, in Kano, yesterday, said it had arrested seven gunmen and rescued four women.
Capt. Ikediechi Iweha, the JTF spokesman, told newsmen that the gunmen were arrested in Farawa.
He said the women were rescued in Sheka area, in the outskirts of Kano metropolis.
He said the operation was carried out early yesterday morning, followed a tip-off from members of the public.
He said the operation recorded no casualty as there was no resistance from the gunmen.
Iweha listed some of the items recovered from the gunmen to include one AK47 rifle, 46 improvised explosive devices, two laptops, phones and their accessories.
According to reports, Kano JTF had recorded a number of breakthroughs in its operations following cooperation from members of the public.
Some suspected insurgents were recently apprehended by residents during an attempted attack on Ado Bayero’s palace in Kano.