Posted by Shehu Umar, Gusau | 5 April 2018 | 1,362 times
He said the troops deployed to the village engaged the armed bandits in a fierce gun duel resulting to the death of two soldiers including a captain.
Last week, at least 30 people were killed in Bawar Daji village in Anka Local Government Area of the state by suspected armed bandits and cattle rustlers.
Governor Yari had in reaction to the carnage gave a shoot at sight order for any civilian spotted by the security operatives wielding rifle adding that they should not waste time taking any one caught bearing arms to court.
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 details on the ongoing operations is fully obtained adding that prayer is being held for the success of the troops. (Daily Trust)
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