Two bandits killed in Kaduna ambush
By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna
AREWA AGENDA- Troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike on Monday night neutralised two bandits along the Sabon Iche-Kagarko Road, Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State.
Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this yesterday said the troops laid an ambush along the route following credible intelligence on the bandits’ movement.
According to the Commissioner, operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government revealed that, “While attempting to invade the road for an operation, the bandits entered the killing zone and the troops opened fire. The bandits returned fire as they beat a hasty retreat.
“After the firefight, the dead bodies of two bandits were retrieved by the troops, with the rest suspected to have escaped with gunshot wounds. The troops suffered no casualties.”
“Confirmation from local sources revealed that the bandits were indeed part of the notorious group terrorizing the area.
“While expressing his elation at the report, Governor Nasir El-Rufai praised the troops’ gallantry and congratulated them for a successful expedition.
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