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Troops Kill Four Armed Bandits, Recover Weapons Along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway




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Four armed bandits have been killed at Jeka Da Rabi area along Kaduna-Abuja expressway by Nigerian Armed Forces troops of Operation Accord.

This was disclosed on Thursday by the Defence Headquarters in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, DMO, Major General John Enenche.

The statement noted that the troops eliminated the bandits on Wednesday in continuation of the ongoing efforts by the Armed Forces of Nigeria to end insurgency activities in the country.

Enenche disclosed that the troops moved in and laid ambush following credible intelligence on the movement of bandits from Kachia area.

The troops engaged the bandits and with superior firepower, neutralized four of the criminals while others escaped with gunshots wounds.

One AK 47 rifle and 5 rounds of 9mm with a magazine was also recovered by the troops.

According to him, “presently, the troops have continued to dominate the general area with aggressive patrols in search of the fleeing bandits”.

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