Troops of Operation Accord Neutralize Armed Bandits, Recovers Weapons in Katsina State.
Troops of Operation Accord operation in the South-west zone has neutralized several bandits in Yar Tasha village, Katsina State in a clearance operation.
In a statement, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major-General John Enench, said the troops while on Night patrol at Yar Tasha village made contact with armed bandits and engaged them in a firefight.
According to him during the encounter, 3 armed bandits were neutralised while others escaped with various degree of gunshot wounds.
He also said 3 AK 47 rifles other arms and ammunition as well as ten suspected livestock rustlers were recovered and arrested during the operation.
Enenche said in another operation troops conducted fighting patrol to Natsinta and Dawanna villages in Jibia Local Government Area along Katsina-Jibia road and arrested other suspected criminals.