Three bandits killed, 16 victims rescued by troops, During operations on the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road at a spot in the Igabi LGA, troops from Operation Forest Sanity killed three bandits and saved 16 persons.
In order to confront the bandits, the military reacted to a distress call along the Udawa-Manini axis of the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road.
In a statement, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said that once the attack was stopped, the forces took several injured victims to a hospital for treatment.
He claimed that after receiving a distress signal from Gonan Doctor Hamlet in the Igabi Local Government Area, the forces ambushed a potential crossing location in Maraban Huda village.
“The army fought the advancing bandits and killed two of them. In addition, one pump action gun, one improvised explosive device, one Baofeng radio, and ten motorcycles were found by the forces, according to him.