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9 ‘bandits’ killed in exchange of gunfire with soldiers

9 ‘bandits’ killed in exchange of gunfire with soldiers
June 22
13:45 2016

The 224 light tank battalion of the Nigerian army, Gusau, Zamfara state, says it has killed nine bandits during an exchange of gunfire in Madaka village in Dansadau Emirate of Zamfara.

Adamu Aliyu, commanding officer of the battalion, made the disclosure while addressing reporters on Wednesday.

He said soldiers were combing suspected black spots in search of those who escaped with bullet wounds.

Aliyu said three AK 47 rifles, four magazines, five rounds of ammunition and one machete were recovered from the fleeing suspects.


“The soldiers also destroyed 14 out of the 24 motorcycles seized from the bandits,” he said.

“The command would sustain the combing the entire area to apprehend them and bring to an end their menace.”



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