The Kaduna State Government, on Thursday says Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have killed two suspected bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident in a statement issued in Kaduna.
Aruwan said the troops made further gains as they continued fighting patrols and clearance operations in the Birnin Gwari area.
According to him, the development was confirmed in operational feedback to the state government.
Aruwan explained that the troops made contact with the bandits at Farin Ruwa and neutralized two of them while others were forced to withdraw under the troops’ superior firepower.
He said “Kaduna State Government received the development with satisfaction, and commended the troops for another successful round of operations,” .
The Commissioner said clearance and fighting patrols have continued in the general area.