Troops Kill 5 Bandits, Apprehend 8 Others In Benue And Nasarawa States

The Nigerian troops curbing banditry in Benue and Nasarawa States, Operation Whirl Stroke, has confirmed the killing 5 bandits and arrested 8 others.


Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche said 4 bandits were killed during a raid on their hideout in Tse Agi, Gwer West LGA of Benue State. 

He also disclosed that one of the bandits was killed when troops stormed their camp along Benue-Nasarawa border.


Eneche who revealed that several ammunition were recovered during the encounter, commended the public for providing credible intelligence information that facilitated the successful operation.

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