Troops overwhelm bandits in gunfight, recover arms, drugs in Benue




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1. In continuation of reinvigorated efforts stamp out and other criminal activities in the country, troops of WHIRL STROKE neutralised 2 armed bandits in . The Joint Force while patrol 18 October 2020 around Kango and Adumata villages came in contact with a group of armed bandits leading of . The gallant troops overwhelmed the bandits thereby neutralizing 2 while others escaped with gunshots wounds. Troops recovered one AK47 rifle, one locally made rifle, 6 AK47 magazines, 110 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and assorted drugs.

2. The Armed Forces of and other agencies in furtherance of the objective of restoring and in the country sustain the offensive against the enemies of our .

JOHN ENENCHE Major

Coordinator

Defence

Defence Headquarters

20 October 2020.

 

By PRNigeria