Troops Eliminate Bandits, Arrest Kidnappers In Taraba, Benue
Troops Eliminate Bandits, Arrest Kidnappers In Taraba, Benue

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have eliminated four armed militia men at Rafin Kada in Wukari Local Government Area and Yojaa in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, who disclosed this in a statement, said the troops operated under the Operation Accord.

He said the troops at Gbise in Katsina Ala Local Government Area in Benue and Sector 4 in Taraba conducted a joint commando raid operation in the area.

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Enenche, explained that the troops came in contact with the suspected militias at Che Jukun village, adding that four of the militias were killed and many other criminal elements were wounded during the encounter. According to him, items recovered include; two locally made rifles, 55 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, 117 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, three mobile phones, three AK47 magazines, and two motorcycles