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Four suspected armed robbers gunned down by soldiers in Delta State.

Soldiers gun down four suspected armed robbers in Delta

Soldiers kill four suspected armed robbers terrorizing residents of Oviore community in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. 

The suspects were shot dead during a gun battle between them and the operatives of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) of the Nigerian Army stationed at Oviere army post. 

Soldiers gun down four suspected armed robbers in Delta

The commander, Sector 1, OPDS, Nigerian Army, Colonel Ahmed Sanni, Effurun, who confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Monday, November 23, said the soldiers, with help from a local vigilante at Oviore, responded to a distress call on the 20th of November, at about 10:04 p.m from residents of the community.

Upon encountering the soldiers, the suspected robbers opened fire on them but were overpowered by the superior firearms of the operatives. 

Items retrieved from the scene include two locally-made guns, one tricycle, three mobile phones, and one iron cutter. 

Soldiers gun down four suspected armed robbers in Delta

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