The Nigerian troops deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA, has killed two suspected criminals in Kaduna State.
A statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Texas Chukwu, said while on patrol along Dogon Dawa, Damari road the troops neutralised the criminals and recovered two AK 47 rifles.
According to him, other items recovered include three magazines and 88 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition.
“Also, troops deployed along Rigasa, Airport road on 2 April 2018 ran into an ambush by suspected bandits. Two soldiers were wounded in the encounter and are presently receiving treatment.
“Similarly, troops successfully repelled an attack by another suspected bandits in Buruku Benue State,” Mr Chukwu, a brigadier general, noted.