Soldiers of the three Division of the Nigerian Army deployed to quell the crisis in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state have killed three bandits.
The soldiers, in the operation carried out yesterday, July 13, obliterated the criminals when they gallantly fought through an ambush staged by the bandits.
The operation, according to a statement today July 13, by the Director of the Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu was in response to a distress call in Mangu general area.
The statement said that items recovered from the bandits, include 3 x AK 47 Rifles,14 rounds of 7.62 mm Special rounds, 1 x Motorcycle and a Constabulary Police Identity card.
The statement said that the soldiers are currently on the trail of bandits who escaped with gunshot wounds during the fire fight.