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Troops Take On Armed Robbers, Kidnappers In Bauchi
Troops of 33 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Nacho on Sunday carried out an operational patrol aimed at clearing suspected armed gangs that had been disturbing residents of the state.
A statement by army spokesperson, Sani Usman, on Monday said the Army had received several reports of armed robberies and kidnappings, which necessitated the operation around Dutsen Mairama and Dogon Ruwa settlements within Lame/Burra forest of Toro and Ningi local government areas.
“During the encounter, three armed kidnappers were killed and their camps destroyed.
“The troops also recovered arms and ammunitions including empty shells.
The troops would continue to carry out such clearance operations in all known hideouts of kidnappers and armed bandits within Bauchi and other States to deny criminal elements freedom of action,” the statement read.