Troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH have raided a bandits’ camp at Kurmin Dande in Chikun LGA of Kaduna State.
Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, made this known in a statement on Thursday.
Enenche said that two bandits were killed in the clearance operation, while others escaped with gunshot wounds.
The statement read: “In the North West Region, on 3 June 2020, troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH acting on credible information raided a bandits’ Camp at Kurmin Dande in Chikun LGA of Kaduna State.
“During the operation, troops made contact and neutralized 2 of the bandits while others escaped with gunshot wounds.
“The troops recovered 2 Dane guns, two motorcycles, one locally fabricated short gun, four cutlasses, three cell phones, two small solar panels and some clothing items before destroying their camp.”