By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian Military said its troops of Operation Thunder Strike on Sunday, killed two bandits along Abuja-Kaduna expressway and recovered weapons.
The military in a statement issued yesterday by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, specifically said the 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 bandit’s route and killed two of them.
The statement added that other bandits’ escaped with gunshots wounds.
“Also, in the course of the encounter, 2 locally made guns were recovered. Currently, troops have continued to dominate the area with aggressive patrols to deny bandits freedom of action.”