The Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, has confirmed the killing of six bandits in Zamfara and arrest of 18 informants Monday.

Africa News24 reports that Musa said that the operations in which the bandits were neutralized took place on Saturday in Kirsa and Sunke villages in Anka Local Government Area as well as in Doka and Mutu villages in Gusau Local Government Area of the state.

He added that two AK 47 rifles, two dane guns, five motorcycles, and two machetes were recovered from the suspects.

Musa quoted Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, the Force Commander, Operation Harbin Kunama III, as restated the resolve of troops to tackle banditry and other forms of criminality in Zamfara and surrounding states.