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Troops overpower bandits on Kaduna-Abuja-Zaria street, recuperate 69 cows – Commissioner

The Kaduna state authorities stated it acquired notes from the military about latest operations in varied areas within the state.

In an announcement, Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Safety and Inner Affairs, Samuel Arwan, stated that the military thwarted armed bandits on the Kaduna – Abuja and Kaduna – Zaria roads within the early hours of Sunday, November 29 and the primary hour of Monday, November 30, 2020 Straight.

The assertion additionally acknowledged that “on the Kwanar-Tsyntsia axis of the Kaduna-Zaria street, in favor of the native authorities, forces of four battalions of the Nigerian Military defeated the armed gangs that had been taking pictures on the motorists who had been patrolling the street.

” One was neutralized. Thieves escaped whereas a lot of them with gunshot wounds. Furthermore, 39 folks touring to Onitsha from Sokoto had been rescued from the armed bandits.

“The forces are nonetheless pursuing the bandits to uncover their pocket.” About bandits attacking and stealing livestock in the identical public space. On reaching the location, the forces discovered 69 head of cattle whereas one of many armed gangs was neutralized.

“On the Kaduna-Abuja street, thieves advancing in direction of the Audu-Jungom axis within the Chikon native authorities had been repulsed on Sunday 29 November 2020 by the forces.

” The robbers had been pursued to Ongwan Tota, the place the forces misplaced contact with the gangs They had been denied freedom to work as a result of they had been unable to hold out their heinous act.

“Within the early hours of Monday, November 30, 2020, forces succeeded in expelling armed bandits alongside the Kaduna-Abuja street. Nonetheless, a stray bullet fired by the criminals hit the motive force and passenger.

” Likewise, the forces responded to A street accident with a cattle truck and a industrial automobile close to Al-Hiri camp on Kaduna-Abuja street. Troops evacuated the injured passengers to hospital beneath the supervision of the Federal Street Security Fee, and sadly one passenger died.

“The forces additionally rescued some passengers who had been kidnapped by the bandits on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at round 7 pm on the Kaduna-Caccia street. Within the district of the native authorities of Caccia. The assertion was learn.