Horror! Bandits Ambush Nigerian Troopers In Katsina, Kill One
A Nigerian soldier has been killed in an ambush by suspected bandits in Katsina State leaving others wounded.
In response to SaharaReporters, troops beneath ‘’Operation Sahel Sanity’’ have been responding to a misery name about bandits’ actions at Diskuru Village in Faskari Native Authorities Space of Katsina State when the armed militants opened fireplace on them.
Performing Director, Protection Media Operations, Brigadier-Basic Benerd Onyeuko, confirmed the incident in a press release on Sunday.
Onyeuko mentioned three bandits have been killed whereas others fled into the bush.
He additional defined that the troops continued to dominate the village and adjoining surroundings to disclaim the bandits any respite, mentioning that regrettably one soldier paid the supreme value in an try to save lots of one of many rescued nursing moms within the warmth of the encounter.
Onyeuko mentioned, “The incident was recorded because the marauding bandits stormed the village on a number of bikes, capturing sporadically with the intent to scare the locals and loot valuables. On arrival, the troops engaged the criminals in a fierce fireplace combat forcing them to withdraw in disarray.
“Ensuing from the encounter, three bandits have been neutralized by the troops as a number of others have been believed to have escaped with varied levels of gunshot wounds.
“Throughout the exploitation section, two extra bandits’ our bodies have been found alongside their withdrawal route. Additionally within the aftermath of the encounter, three ladies and their infants earlier kidnapped by the bandits have been rescued from the criminals.”