Unknown number of soldiers have been killed by Suspected bandits at a forest in Doburu, Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state.
A military source who disclosed on Saturday, maintained that many of his colleagues sustained injuries in the incident, according to report by the Cable.
He said some of the injured persons are currently receiving treatment at Zurmi General Hospital.
The source said the officer who led troops into the forest was captured by bandits.
“We ran into an ambush in the forest today. The bandits opened fire on us and we responded but they surrounded us from different directions,” he said.
“They had bombs and sophisticated weapons.”
Efforts to reach Army authorities didn’t yield result as at the time of filling this report.