Troops have raided criminal hideouts in Kaduna State, killing several of them.
Among hideout raided were located in Kamuku forest, Kindanda General Area and at Doka Rijana in Ungur Maigwari.
Spokesman of army first division, Colonel Mohammed Dole, said the raids were carried out last October 9.
He explains that several of the bandits were killed in Kamuku forest, and their camps destroyed by troops.
At Kidanda General Area, Dole said several of the bandits were killed, other escaped with gunshot wounds, while an AK 47 rifle with 25 rounds of special ammunition were recovered from the camp.