Nigeria soldiers killed 4 militias in Bauchi. recovered arms, ammunition, 38 motorcycles
Some members of Nigerian Troops
By Adetokunbo Fakeye
London, March 18. 2018 (AltAfrika)-The Nigerian Army said its troops killed four armed militiamen in Ningi Local Government Council of Bauchi State.
In a statement on Sunday, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, said that nine militiamen were also arrested.
Chukwu said that troops of 33 Artillery Brigade of Operation “Lafiya Dole”, on patrol on March 17, were attacked by the militia group at Burra Junction in Ningi , the troops, thereafter, engaged the militias, killing four of them.
He explained that the troops also recovered five dane guns, 38 motorcycles and nine bicycles.
Troops of 33 Artillery Brigade, in the on going OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE on fighting patrol, on 17 March 18 at about 12:30pm encountered members of militia group massing up at Burra Junction in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.