Troops neutralise bandits, recover arms, ammunition

Nigerian Troops

Some bandits were neutralized by the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, while several others fled with gunshot wounds in Dankar, Kandawa, Yau Yau, Hayin Yau Yau, Bugaje, Zandam, Kwari Mai Zurfi, Yar Gamji, Bukuru and Jibiyawa in the Katsina State Local Government Areas of Batsari and Jibiya.

This was disclosed in a press release released to newsmen in Gusau, Zamfara state capital, by the Acting Chief, Defense Media Activities, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko.

“The gallant troops also recovered one AK 47 magazine loaded with 25 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition and one Dane gun belonging to the fleeing bandits while one bandit’s motorcycle and eight bandits hideouts were destroyed.

“Similarly, in a covert operation based on credible intelligence, four suspected bandits were arrested at Kankara and Tudu village of Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.