Men of the Operation Hadarin Daji on Saturday neutralised no more than 50 bandits in Kaura Namoda Local Government of Zamfara state.
The Coordinator, Defense Media Operations, Maj-Gen John Enenche, said this in a statement on Sunday.
He said the troops recovered 334 rustled livestock.
The attack followed actionable intelligence on the activities of the bandits.
“Equally, troops recovered 272 livestock from the bandits.
“In another development, troops deployed at Dunya village of Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina also recovered 62 livestock from bandits who fled into the bush on sighting troops on patrol.
“Currently, the gallant troops have continued to dominate the theatre of operation with aggressive patrols to deny criminals freedom of action.
“The Military High Command commends the gallant troops for the feats recorded and encourages them not rest on their oars until normalcy is restored to all troubled zones of the country,’’ he said