Nigeria Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, Kill Three Bandits, Apprehend 49


Troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE, in the early hours of December 12 2020, raided some identified bandits hideouts at Tomatar Ugba and Kundi villages in Mbacher council ward of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State following human intelligence reports.

A Statement by the coordinator defense media operations major general John enenche indicates that The troops stormed the camps, engaged and overwhelmed the criminals with firepower, forcing them to flee in disarray. The troops however pursued the fleeing criminals and effectively Killed three of them while several others fled with fatal gunshot injuries.

Troops also apprehended 4 of the fleeing bandits. Furthermore, troops recovered 2 locally made rifles, 1 locally made pistol, 16 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 2 motorcycles, 3 generators, 2 pairs of military camouflage uniforms, a large quantity of substances suspected to Indian Hemp, amongst other items.


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