The Nigerian Army on Friday killed 10 armed bandits while conducting a clearance operation in Numan general area of Adamawa State in the northeast of the country.
In a statement the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, said the ten bandits were killed during an operation which lasted for one hour.
He revealed that one of the bandits, Adamu Umar was captured during the operation and has been handed over to the Nigerian Police for further investigation.
Brigadier General Texas Chukwu added that the troops recovered18 motorcycles, two Dane guns, one sub machine gun, one double barrel, four cartridges, thirteen rounds of 7.62mm ammunition NATO special and one cutlass.
He called on the public to always report any suspicious activities to the law enforcement agents from prompt action.