The Defence Headquarters said troops of Operation Hadarin Daji on April 20, killed no fewer than 21 armed bandits in an encounter at Zurmi in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Major General John Eneche, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, confirmed this development in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to him, four soldiers were killed in the encounter.
He also appealed to the general public to provide credible information on the bandits to assist the military to rid the country of the criminal elements.
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