Troops of the one-Division Nigerian Army have killed three bandits and recovered weapons in Kaduna.

Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations 1-Division Nigerian Army, Lieutenant Colonel Musa Yahaya confirmed the incident in a statement in Kaduna.

He added that troops captured one AK47 rifle, one locally fabricated AK47 rifle, quantity four of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition and one mobile phone.

Yahaya said that troops of the division and operation Whirl Punch while on clearance operation at Kawara and Filin Jalo villages in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State made contact with bandits at Kawara forest.

The Spokesperson stated that, troops of the division also conducted clearance operation at Mai-Kulu-Gwanda, Rafin Gora, Funtua Badadi and Kabawa villages all in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.