The Defence Headquarters of Nigeria, has said that troops of Operation ‘Hadarin Daji under Operation Accord’ of the Nigerian Army, have neutralize several bandits and rescued kidnapped victims in Katsina and Zamfara states respectively.
This was released on Sunday, in a statement signed by Coordinator Defence and Media Operations of the Defence Headquarters, Major General John Eneche.
Eneche said that, the troops foiled an attack by bandits on Mara Zamfarawa village in Danmusa LGA of Katsina state, which six bandits were shot dead while several others escaped with gunshot wounds.
According to him, the soldiers also arrested several suspected informants and collaborators of the bandits at Dunya village in Danmusa LGA following aggressive patrol and intelligence reports by troops.
General Enenche adds that a total of five bandits were killed by troops in shootouts at kurubka and Rambadawa forests in Sabon Birni LGA of Zamfara State, and several weapons and motorcycles recovered from them.
Eneche, however congratulates the gallant troops for their dexterity and professionalism and encourages them to remain resolute in curtailing the activities of armed bandits in the country.
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