Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Just In : Two soldiers killed as Nigerian troops battle terrorists in Zamfara

| ecocitytvnews

Two soldiers and several armed bandits have been
confirmed dead in a gun battle that ensued between
troops and terrorists in Bawar Daji village, Anka local
government area of Zamfara state.

The council chairman of the LG, Alhaji Mustapha Gado,
who confirmed the clash to newsmen on Wednesday, said
the troops deployed to the village engaged the armed
bandits in a fierce fire exchange, thus resulting to the
death of two soldiers, including a captain.

Alhaji Mustapha Gado said the corpses of the soldiers
were brought to Anka town and then moved to Gusau the
state capital adding that the fight continued.

“The commander of the troops was in Anka today from
the Bawar Daji village, he came for reinforcement and a
good number of military vehicles moved in to the battle
field to reinforce those already there,” he said.

He said he could not tell about the casualties from the
armed bandits side until full detail on the ongoing
operations is fully obtained adding that prayer is being
held for the success of the troops.
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