Troops eliminate 4 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna – DHQ



 The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord Wednesday, killed four suspected bandits an encounter at Jeka Da Rabi area of Kaduna State along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this a statement Thursday Abuja.

Enenche said the troops mobilised to the area and laid ambush following credible intelligence the movement of bandits Kachia area.

According to , the gallant troops make contact with the bandits and engage them with superior firepower thereby neutralising four, others escape with gunshots wounds.

“Troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle and five rounds of 9mm ammunition with a magazine.

“Presently, the gallant troops have continued to dominate the general area with aggressive patrols in search of the fleeing bandits.

“The Military High Command the troops for dexterity and encourages them to intensify the onslaught against the criminal elements in the country,” he said. (NAN)