A Joint military taskforce has neutralized scores of bandits operating within Isah Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
This is as the military’s taskforce operations launched attacks in the bandits’s camps.
DAILY POST gathered that the bandits, led by their leader, Bello Turji, were left scampering for safety in the wake of the raid which left many of them killed, while others received various degrees of injuries during the gun battle.
Sources in the army said the military onslaught was led by the General Officer Commanding 8th Division, Nigeria Army Headquarters, Sokoto, Major General Uwem Bassey.
It was learnt that two villages within Isa Local Gvernment Area, Satiru and Katanga suffered series of attacks from bandits, which resulted to the death of many community members in the axis.
This medium gathered that the military operatives, however, stormed the bandits’ hideouts between Thursday and Friday, killing many of the terrorists in the Local Government Area of the State.
Sources said that some of the bandits who survived the gun battle were seen running away from their enclave to the outskirts of Bafarawa village, while some of the bandits ran away on their motorcycles.
All efforts to reach the Army’s spokesman proved abortive as several calls remained unreachable.