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Bandits Kill 18 Soldiers In Katsina

Bandits Kill 18 Soldiers In Katsina

Notorious bandits in northwestern state of Katsina killed not less than 18 Military men, including a local official, and stole thousands of livestock according to police spokesman.

18 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in an ambush by armed bandits in Katsina State.

According to report the troops are on Operation Sahel Sanity before they were ambush and killed in Jibia, Jibia Local Government Area of the state. 

The attack occurred early hour of Sunday afternoon. According to military source, Troops were advancing on foot when bandits began engaging them from the hill.

The soldier killed in the attack includes major, a captain and a lieutenant, according to source

The home state of President Mohammed Buhari Kastina State have been on series of attacks with over 400 deaths this year alone usually by suspected bandits.

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