The Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed its anti-terrorism team was ambushed by suspected bandits on Friday around Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Army Spokesman, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, confirmed the attack.
He said none of the soldiers was killed during the attack.
Sani also said the army headquarters was still gathering intelligence on the unfortunate development.
A source at the 223 Light Tank Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Gusau, said that one soldier was wounded and two operational vehicles were burnt by the hoodlums.
The source also said a number of the hoodlums were killed by soldiers, while some escaped with bullet wounds.
“Soldiers are on top of the situation,’’ the source insisted.