Army kills armed robbers in Ibadan

Posted by News Express | 24 April 2018 | 1,520 times

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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.

Col HI Mohammed, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 2 Division Nigerian Army, said in a statement issued on Monday: “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.”

Source: News Express

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