By Gabriel Udeh, Kaduna
Troops of Operation Thunder Strike has reportedly neutralized two bandits during a night ambush operation along the Gwagwada-Chikun road in Chikun local government area of kaduna state, a statement by the state commissioner in charge of internal security, Mr Samuel Aruwan has revealed.
The troops, according to operational feedback, set an opportunity ambush along the route in anticipation of bandits’ movement.
It added that the bandits approached on two motorcycles, and on springing the ambush, returned fire in an attempt to charge through.
“They were however overwhelmed, and two bandits were neutralized by the troops, while the others retreated with gunshot wounds, I according to second Kaduna security update on Saturday.
Items recovered from the scene of the operation, along with the corpses of the bandits were One motorcycle, one locally made rifle, a mobile phone and some wraps of Indian Hemp.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai reviewed the report with appreciation and congratulated the troops for the successful operation, while praising their pro-active disposition.
“Citizens are again urged to report any persons seeking medical attention for suspicious injuries in the general area, to the Kaduna State Security Operations Room, on the emergency lines 09034000060 and 08170189999.