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