Troops neutralize bandits in Kaduna’s Chikun LG

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike neutralized two bandits during a night ambush operation along the Gwagwada-Chikun road in Chikun local government area.

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Internal and Home Affairs, Kaduna disclosed this in a statement .

Citing operational feedback, he said, the troops set an opportunity ambush along the route in anticipation of bandits’ movement. The bandits approached on two motorcycles, and on springing the ambush, returned in an attempt to charge through.

They however overwhelmed, and two bandits neutralized by the troops, while the others retreated with gunshot wounds.

After the operation, the following recovered from the scene, along with the corpses of the bandits: One motorcycle, one locally made rifle, a mobile phone and some wraps of Indian Hemp.

Governor Nasir noted the report with thanks and congratulated the troops on the successful operation, while praising pro-active disposition.

are again urged to report any persons seeking medical attention for suspicious injuries in the area, to the Kaduna Operations Room, on the emergency lines 09034000060 and 08170189999, aruwan said.