Troops kill 5 bandits, arrest 8 others in Benue, Nasarawa States

Nigerian Military High Command says troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have killed five bandits and arrested eight others in Benue and Nasarawa States.

A statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche indicates that four of the bandits were eliminated during a raid on their hideout in Tse Agi, Gwer West LGA of Benue State.

Enenche notes that one of the bandits met his waterloo when troops stormed their camp along Benue-Nasarawa border.

Several arms were recovered during the encounter.

The Military commended the public for providing credible intelligence information that facilitated the successful operation.

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