Troops of 1 Division killed a member of a group of bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State 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 Road Safety Corps was killed by the marauders before the arrival of the troops.
Usman said the soldiers recovered two AK-47 rifles, six magazines and seven motorcycles from the criminals.