Troops of 1 Division have killed a member of a group of bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara on Thursday.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, on Friday.
Usman said the troops also foiled an attempt by the bandits to cause mayhem in the area.
He said one personnel of Federal Safety Corps (FRSC) was killed by the marauders before the arrival of the troops.
Usman said that the soldiers recovered two AK-47 rifles, six magazines and seven motorcycles from the hoodlums.