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Bandits Kill 4 Soldiers; Troops Kill 21 Bandits in firefight at Zurmi Forest, Zamfafa State.

In furtherance of the battle to rid the North  West of armed bandits, the Military said on Wednesday that four soldiers were killed while 21 armed bandits met their Waterloo during a fire fight confrontation at the notorious Zurmi forest in Zamfara state. 

Major General John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations while giving details said, “Gallant troops of Operation Hadarin Daji engaged a large number of bandits on 20 April 2020 at Zurmi in Zurumi LGA of Zamfara State. 

“After a fierce encounter, twenty-one (21) bandits were neutralized and Four (4) of our troops paid the supreme price. 

“Exploitation in progress and more details will follow. 

“Meanwhile the troops in high morale, have  commenced aggresive patrols in the area, for domination and confidence building among the the locals.

“The Armed Forces of Nigeria requests the general public to provide credible information on the bandits to assist the Military to rid the Country of the criminal elements.”


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