The Nigerian Army said on Friday that 10 armed bandits have been killed in Numan, Adamawa state by troops who were on clearance operations in the general area.
The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Texas Chukwu said in a statement that one of the bandits was capture alive and he is currently being interrogated by the police.
Brig. Gen Chukwu said: “Troops conducting clearance operation in Numan general area of Adamawa State has neutralized 10 armed bandits following an encounter.
“The ten bandits were neutralised during an operation which lasted for one hour.
“Items recovered include: 18 motorcycles, two Dane guns, one Sub Machine Gun, one double barrel, four cartridges, thirteen rounds of 7.62mm ammunition NATO special, and one cutlass.
“Also, one of the bandits, Adamu Umar was captured during the operation.
“Preliminary investigation is ongoing meanwhile, the suspect and the remains of the 10 bandits neutralized have been handed over to the Nigeria Police.
“The general public is hereby advised once again to always report any suspicious activities to the law enforcement agents from prompt action”.
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