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Military, Police Kill 20 Bandits in Shootout in Adamawa and Taraba, Arms Recovered

About 20 suspected bandits were killed by Nigerian security forces over the past 24 hours in what the military has described as clearance operations in the troubled Adamawa and Taraba states.

A combined team of the army and police killed 10 suspected bandits in Taraba while the Nigerian army killed another 10 armed suspects in Adamawa, in the north-east region.

Troops recovered motorcycles, ‎guns, and several rounds of ammunition and ‎one cutlass.

Nigerian police displayed some of the corpses at Jalingo police station.

Recently, 71 villagers were massacred by bandits in Birnin Gwari, the northern part of Kaduna state.




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