Army Kills 6 Armed Robbery Suspects In Ibadan

Army Kills 6 Armed Robbery Suspects In Ibadan

By Wires Editor | The Trent on April 24, 2018
James Yusuf, Ishaya Ali Poshiya, Nehemiah Yohanna Poshiya, Husseini Poshiya, Hamma Poshiya, Yusuf Mafindi, Yila Boyi, James Bare, Ezekiel Dandaudu, Ali Ishaku, Ilya Bala, Tukur Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai | The Trent

The 2 Division Nigerian Army troops operating in an internal security operation nick named ‘Operation Burst’ engaged in a shootout with a gang of 6 armed robbers in Iwo area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

H. I. Mohammed, the deputy director army public relations, 2 Division Nigerian Army, said in a statement issued on Monday, April 23, 2018: “Sequel to a distress call from residents of the area in the early hours of today, Troops of Operation Burst exchange fire in a shootout with the robbers.

“During the exchange of fire 2 robbers were killed, 3 escaped, while 1 was captured with bullet wounds.

“No casualty on own troops. 4 locally made pistols, a laptop and 9 mobile phones among other items were recovered. Efforts are on to track down the escapee robbers.”

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