Troops of One Mechanised Division and Operation Whirl Punch of the Nigerian Army have killed seven suspected bandits during clearance operations in Kaduna State.
The Acting Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Lt-Col. Musa Yahaya, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the troops killed four bandits terrorising the residents of Kampanin Doka village at Birnin Gwari local government area of the state.
He added that one AK-47 rifle, magazine, and 14 motorcycles were recovered in the operation.
READ ALSO: Troops arrest two suspected Boko Haram fighters in Kano
“Two bandits were killed by troops during a clearance operation around Kankomi, Juji, Gwantu, Kujeni, Kikwari, and Kaso general areas in Chikun Local Government Area.
“The troops recovered some dangerous weapons including an AK-47 rifle and other ammunition from the bandits,” Yahaya stated.
Join the conversation
Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism
Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.
As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.
If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.
Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.