By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja.
The Nigerian Military says it’s Troops of Operation ACCORD have killed 4 armed bandits at Jeka Da Rabi area along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.
This was made known to newsmen in a press statement signed by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMOs), Major General John Enenche on Thursday in Abuja.
The Coordinator revealed that, the successful operation took place on 2 September 2020.
According to him, troops acting on credible intelligence on the movement of bandits from Kachia area , troops swiftly mobilized to the scene and laid ambush.
He said, the gallant troops made contact with the bandits and engaged them with superior firepower thereby neutralizing four (4) while others escaped with gun shots wounds.
“Troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle and 5 rounds of 9mm with a magazine. Presently, the gallant troops have continued to dominate the general area with aggressive patrols in search of the fleeing bandits”, he said.
The Military High Command congratulates the troops for their dexterity and encourages them to intensify the onslaught against the criminal elements in the country.