Troops in Adamawa have killed 10 armed bandits and captured one other in an hour encounter with them in the Numan general area of the state.

According to a statement by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the Director of Army Public Relations on Friday, the lone captured bandit and corpses of the neutralised ones had been handed over to the police.

He named the captured suspect as Adamu Umar.

Chukwu listed items recovered from them as 18 motorcycles, two dane guns, one sub machine gun, one double barrel, four cartridges, 13 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition NATO special and one cutlass.

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