Nigerian troops have fought a fierce battle against bandits in Zurumi local government area of Zamfara state, inflicting many casualties on the enemy but losing four soldiers.
This was revealed by the Defence Headquarters in a series of tweets on Wednesday.
“Gallant troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI engaged a large number of bandits by 201530hrs April 2020 at Zurmi in Zurumi LGA of Zamfara State,” the military said
According to the Defence statement, after a fierce encounter, 21 bandits were neutralized and 4 of Nigerian troops paid the supreme price. Exploitation in progress.
“Meanwhile the troops are in high morale, have commenced aggresive patrols in the area, for domination and confidence building among the the locals.
“The Armed Forces of Nigeria requests the general public to provide credible information on the bandits to assist the military to rid the Country of the criminal elements,” Nigerian military said.