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Troops neutralise bandit, recover AK47 rifle in Kaduna


The 1 Division Nigerian Army, says itโ€™s troops have killed a bandit and recovered one AK 47 rifle and magazine in Kaduna.

The Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations of the Division, Lt-Col. Musa Yahaya confirmed the development in a statement issued on Wednesday in Kaduna.
Yahaya said the troops, acting on credible intelligence laid ambush on a banditsโ€™ route on Kwant-Kabai-Kubusu road, on Wednesday.

He added that during the operation and the fire fight that ensued, one bandit was neutralized while others fled with gun shot wounds.
โ€œOne AK 47 rifle, one magazine, veterinary medicine and clothing where recovered,โ€ he added.

Yahaya said that the General Officer Commanding the Division, Maj.-Gen. Valentine Okoro, commended the troops for their resilience and implored the locals to support security agencies with timely and credible intelligence.

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