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Troops Clear Armed Bandits Out of Maru LGA, Zamfara

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In continuation of the concerted efforts of clearing cattle rustlers, armed bandits and kidnappers in the north western geo-political region, Nigerian Army troops of 223 Battalion, 1 Brigade, in conjunction with other security agencies, embarked on a patrol to Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

During the patrol, the trooos encountered and engaged notorious armed bandits that have been wrecking havoc on the communities. They killed 9 of them, while a few escaped with gun shot wounds. A recovery of 3 AK-47 rifles, 4 AK-47 rifle magazines, 5 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, a machete and 24 motorcycles was made after a thorough combing of the general area.

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