Nigerian soldiers recently secured a big victory against bandits in Zamfara as several of them are gunned down.
No fewer than 9 bandits have been killed by the 224 Light Tank Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Gusau.
The battalion revealed that the operation happened in Madaka village in Dansadau Emirate of Zamfara.
The Commanding Officer of the battalion, Adamu Aliyu, a Lt.-Col., who made the disclosure while addressing journalists on Wednesday, said the bandits were killed during exchange of gunfire with soldiers on Monday.
He also said soldiers were combing suspected black spots in search of those who escaped with bullet wounds.
Mr. Aliyu said three AK 47 rifles, four magazines, five rounds of ammunition and one machete were recovered from the fleeing bandits.
“The soldiers also destroyed 14 out of the 24 motorcycles seized from the bandits.
“The command would sustain the combing the entire area to apprehend them and bring to an end their menace,’’ he added.