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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