Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Government Area of Zamfara State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche confirmed this during a statement on Sunday.
He added that the 334 rustled livestock were also recovered from the bandits during the encounter.
Enemche said the operation was administered by the gallant troops with close air support by the air component.
The operation followed actionable intelligence on the activities of the bandits within the location.
He said that four soldiers were wounded within the encounter.
According to him, human intelligence confirmed that no fewer than 50 armed bandits were killed within the encounter.