Two armed bandits have been killed by Nigeria Military.
News Rain Nigeria reports that two armed bandits have been neutralized along Abuja – Kaduna Expressway.
The Nigeria Military on Monday disclosed to have killed two armed bandits on Sunday along Abuja to Kaduna Highway.
Troops Kill Bandits
The disclosure was made known to journalists on Monday morning following an update from Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations, (CDMO), the update which was released at the early hours of Monday to Journalists confirmed the incident.
General Enenche through the update stated that the bandits were killed by troops of operation THUNDER STRIKE, in continuation of aggressive clearance operation to stamp out banditry and other sundry crimes in the country.
He said, that the troops, who were deployed at Rijana, acted on credible intelligence on the movement of some suspected bandits towards Abuja-Kaduna expressway, swiftly mobilized to the scene, and laid ambush along the suspected bandit’s route.
“Contact was made and the gallant troops overwhelmed the bandits with superior firepower thereby killing 2 while others escaped with gunshot wounds. Gen. Enenche said.
Enenche said, troops, have continued to dominate the area with aggressive patrols to deny bandits freedom of action.”
Exhibits recovered from the bandits were 2 locally made guns.