Banditry: Troops kill two bandits in Kaduna
Troops under the Operation Thunder Strike have reportedly killed persons suspected to bandits and injured others in the Rijana area of Kaduna State.
Reports say that the bandits were found moving towards the Abuja-Kaduna Highway on Sunday when they were apprehended by troops who attacked them in an ambush.
The public statement conveying the accounts of the incident was made available to journalists by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, who stated, “Troops deployed at Rijana acting 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 bandits’ route.
He added that operative also recovered locally made arms and ammunitions from the bandits.