Bandits in Zamfara state have attacked and killed huge number of soldiers in a forest at Doburu, Zurmi local government area of the state.
A top military source revealed the incident on Saturday saying huge number of soldiers sustained different degree of injuries while others were killed during attack.
The wounded soldiers have been taken to Zurmi General Hospital, for treatment.
He also added that the Amy commadant who led the troops for the operation was captured by bandits.
The military official explained how that the bandits conquered the soldiers as a result of sophisticated weapons they have.
They even bombed us, he added.
WEST AFRICA REPORTERS (WAR) could not immediately reach Mr. Sani Usman, army spokesman for response.