Troops kill 4 bandits, recover weapons in Kaduna
Troops of Operation Accord, have killed four suspected bandits at Jeka Da Rabi area, along Kaduna-Abuja expressway in Kaduna state.
A statement by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche on Thursday, also said the troops recovered weapons from the bandits in an operation that took place on September 2.
“Acting on credible intelligence on the movement of bandits from Kachia area, troops swiftly mobilized to the scene and laid ambush.
“The gallant troops made contact with the bandits and engaged them with superior firepower thereby neutralizing 4 while others escaped with gun shots wounds.
The troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle and 5 rounds of 9mm with a magazine and have dominated the general area with aggressive patrols in search of the fleeing bandits,” the statement reads.