On Friday, the Nigerian Army of the One Division operating in Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State have reported that they eliminated five bandits and recovered four AK-7 rifles, AK-47 magazines and 24 rounds of 7.62mm.
Lt-Col. Musa Yahaya, the Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations One Division Nigerian Army, have stated this in a statement made available to pressmen in Kaduna.
Yahaya explained that the troops conducted a clearance operation on Kaso hills general area and Kanti-Tantatu in Kubusu forest in Kaduna state.
He said the operation was, “to deprive bandits and criminals freedom of action so as to create an enabling environment for economic activities and legitimate businesses to strive.”
According to Yahaya, the operation started on Thursday till the early hours of Friday, adding that the bandits suffered a heavy blow.
He added that three motorcycles, two handsets, one machete and some charms were also recovered.
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