Plateau Crisis: Army Troops Clear Ambush in Mangu, Kill 3 Bandits, Recover Weapons

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, its troops of 3 Division of the Nigerian Army deployed to quell the crisis in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state have neutralized 3 Bandits today Wednesday 12 July 2023.

Army Spokesperson Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu revealed in a press statement that troops obliterated the criminals when they gallantly fought through an ambush staged by the bandits, while responding to a distress call in Mangu general area. 

He noted that after successfully clearing the ambush, the troops recovered three AK 47 Rifles,14 rounds of 7.62 mm Special rounds, one Motorcycle and a Constabulary Police Identity card. 

He added that troops are currently on the trail of bandits who escaped with gunshot wounds during the fire fight.

SpyeTV reports earlier that the Plateau State governor had earlier visited the army headquarters to solicit for support to fight criminality in Plateau State.

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