Two suspected armed robbers were Thursday, killed by the troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), in Jos metropolis.
Information and media officer of the OPSH, Major Ibrahim Shittu, said in press statement that following a tip off, the troops swiftly mobilized to the scene at Rock Haven, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state and chased the robbers in a hot pursuit who were attempted to flee on motorbikes.
“The troops engaged the suspects in a gun duel forcing them to flee in disarray. During the encounter, 2 suspected armed robbers were neutralized by the troops and 2 locally fabricated pistols were recovered,” he said.
He said corpse of the suspected armed robbers have been evacuated by the Police and normalcy has since returned to the area.
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