Troops Neutralize Seven Bandits In Kaduna
A combined team of troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy has neutralized seven bandits during clearance operations in the Kasso general area of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, according to authorities.
The troops intercepted the bandits around Ungwan Rimi village in Kasso, near a river, and subdued them in an intense gun duel.
Seven bandits were confirmed neutralized during the operation, with the high possibility of even more being eliminated and injured across the river, the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said. He further noted that they recovered five motorcycles, 153 rounds of ammunition, seven magazines and three mobile phones.
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai praised the troops for their doggedness and bravery.