December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022

Army Thwart Dozens Of Bandits In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government on Sunday, confirmed that troops of the Nigerian Army repelled dozens of bandits, neutralized one of the bandits, while several escaped with bullet wounds.

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, while confirming this in a statement on Sunday, said the bandits tried to invade Kankomi, in Chikun Local Government area of the state, but the vigilant troops engaged them in fierce battle and subsequently neutralized one.

According to him, the troops recovered one AK-47 rifle, seven AK-47 magazines, seven rounds of ammunition and five locally-made grenades from the bandits.

He added that as the troops were exploring the area, three corpses of locals were discovered.

The statement further said that in another location, troops of Operation Forest Sanity during operations along the Gwagwada-Chikun-Sarkin Pawa axis, neutralized one bandit, and recovered AK-47 rifle, while two motorcycles were recovered from flew Terrorists’ around Kafaiyo, Dafako, Kopi and Gadani.

He said Governor Nasir El-Rufai, while condoling with the family of those killed, praised the efforts of troops and urged them to keep up the good work

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