Nigerian soldiers have killed more than three deadly armed bandits and cattle rustlers terrorizing residents of Zurmi Local Government in Zamfara State.
Some of the armed bandits and cattled rustlers killed by the Nigerian soldiers
According to Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, troops of 223 Battalion, 1 Brigade, 1 Division Nigerian Army, have continued to raid and clear suspected livestock rustlers and armed bandits camps in Zamfara State.
The troops during a raid on suspected armed bandits camp at Dumburum forest, Zurmi Local Government, killed 7 livestock rustlers and recovered large quantity of ammunition and a pair of military camouflage uniform.
Similarly, the troops also cleared suspected armed bandits camp at Bagega general area in Anka Local Government Area. Although the bandits managed to escape, an abandoned motorcycle was recovered and the camp was destroyed.
The troops also proceeded and cleared livestock rustlers and armed bandits camps located at Gando forest, near Baruba village in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the State.
The troops killed 8 armed bandits during an exchange of gunfire. The troops have also mobilized to Kalgo village in Maru Local Government Area in pursuit of armed bandits that attacked the village.