Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The development was confirmed in a statement released by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche.
Enenche while speaking on the mission, noted that the troops with support from Air Component, attacked bandits at Kuriya village leading to their death while 4 soldiers sustained injuries with 272 livestock recovered.
It was further stated that troops deployed at Dunya village of Danmusa LGA of Katsina State while on routine patrol also recovered 62 livestock from bandits who fled into the bush on sighting troops.
He noted that troops will continue aggressive patrols until normalcy is restored to all troubled zones of the country.
In a related development, the Nigerian Army on Sunday announced that the list for SSC 47/2021 and DSSC 26/2021 Selection Board is out.
Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement signed by Major General GAT Ochigbano Military Secretary (Army) for Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai.