ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army, have killed a bandit in an opeartion against terrorists’ ammunition suppliers in Kaduna State.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Division’s Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Musa Yahaya, on Wednesday.
The statement read, “In its effort to clear bandits, terrorists and other criminal elements from Kaduna forests, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army, acting on credible intelligence, laid ambush on bandits’ arms and ammunition supplier at Chikun and Kajuru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State along road Kwant – Kabai – Kubusu on 14 November 2023.
“During the operation and the fire fight that ensued when contact was made, one bandit was neutralized while others fled in disarray with gun shot wounds due to troops overwhelming fire power.”
The statement added that one AK 47 rifle, one magazine, veterinary medicine and clothing where recovered.
The General Officer Commanding 1 Division NA and Force Commander operation WHIRL PUNCH, Major General Valentine Okoro, commended the troops for their resilience and implored the locals to continue availing the army and other security agencies with timely and credible intelligence.