Police repel bandits on Kaduna-Abuja Highway
Police operatives have foiled an attack by suspected terrorists in a community located along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway.
According to the spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, the operatives acting on intelligence report sighted the bandits who were in large numbers around Kurmin Kare village, a locality along Kaduna-Abuja highway of Chikun Local Government Area.
He said the terrorists were on a heinous mission to an unidentified location when operatives of the police mobilised to the location and successfully repelled them, forcing them to abort their criminal intent.
Jalige further disclosed that the operation led to the recovery of an AK47 rifle loaded with 10 rounds of live 7.62x39mm ammunition, as well as 180 rounds of live 7.92x57mm General-Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) ammunition.
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