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Mangu Attacks: Troops Kills Three Bandit, Recover Id Cards And Weapons

Three suspected bandits believed to be among those terrorizing communities in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State have been killed.

Spokesman of Operation Safe Haven, the military intervention force maintaining law and order in Jos and Parts of Bauchi and Kaduna states, Captain James Oya in a statement in Jos said on Wednesday night, said a Combat Team from the special force whilst responding to a distress call in Mangu LGA on Wednesday, were ambushed along Road Mangun - Pushit - Mangu by a group of bandits believed to be amongst the miscreants fermenting trouble in Mangu LGA.

Capatin Oya said, Men of the Operation safe Haven cleared the ambush killed 3 of the bandits in the process.

Items recovered from the suspected bandits include A Plateau state Police Constabulary Police ID card, 3 x AK 47 Rifles, 14 rounds of 7.62 Special rounds, 1 x Motorcycle.

He said that the protection of lives and property of citizens remains paramount and that with the redeployment of his Headquarters to Mangu LGA, all distress calls would be responded to promptly as several Combat Teams have been dispatched to remote areas in the Local Government for enhanced rapid response.

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