Army kills 11 bandits, cattle rustlers in Borno

  |   Nigeria News

Abuja—NIGERIAN Army yesterday said its troops in training exercise code named “Exercise Harbin Kunama”, to mark the 2016 NADCEL, on patrol of the forests in Zamfara State, killed 11 armed bandits and cattle rustlers.

  • This came as a patrol team of 157 Task Force Battalion, 7 Brigade, killed a Boko Haram terrorists spy at Barwati village, Kukawa Local Government Area.

  • A statement from Army headquarters said: “Troops of 223 Battalion while on patrol encountered armed bandits at Madaka village, Maru Local Government Area in which they killed 9 armed bandits and recovered 3 AK-47 rifles, 2 AK-47 rifle magazines, 3 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, 1 machete and 24 motorcycles.

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