Army Kills 20 Armed Bandits, Arrests Three In Zamfara

The Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation (IDON RAINI Corridor II) has neutralized 20 armed bandits and arrested three others in Jambrini Village, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state.

Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel Muhammad Dole disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna Saturday evening.

Colonel Dole said, “The troops upon receiving information from residents in the area conducted a raid on the armed bandits in there hideouts in the general area of Jambrini village,made this known in a press statement.”

According to him:  “During the raid operations several camps were destroyed and 20 bandits were neutralized. Three bandits were also arrested while some escaped with gunshot wounds.

“The items recovered includes Four AK 47 rifles, One F 99 – Pistol, One PTT HH Motorola handset, 111 rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, five AK 47 rifle magazines, two Dane guns, Three mobile phones and one power bank.”

While assuring that the troops remain determined and committed to frustrating banditry activities in the area of operation, Dole urged the public to continue to share credible information with the Nigerian Army and other security agencies.



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