Many injured after troops neutralized two bandits around Fondisho general area, along the Kaduna-Zaria road in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
In a statement, issued by Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, it was stated that as an operational feedback to the State government, the troops, responding quickly to credible intelligence, set up an ambush position at the location and achieved great result in attempt to curb the activities of bandits in the State.
The statement explained that on entering the area, the bandits sprang the ambush and came under intense fire as they were stoutly repelled by the troops, two of the criminals were thus neutralized.
“The Kaduna State Government received the feedback with satisfaction, and praised the troops for their swiftness in responding to intelligence reports,” the statement said.
According to the statement, the government conveyed its appreciation to the troops and other security forces and encouraged them to sustain the determined efforts to rout all criminal elements in the State and in the country.
Since many of the bandits escaped with gunshot wounds, the statement appealed to communities in the general area to report any questionable person seeking medical attention.