February 4, 2023



NAF aerial patrols kill a number of bandits

The Nigerian Air Power has killed a number of bandits and destroyed bandits’ camps, whereas serving to some hostages to flee in aerial patrols in Igabi, Giwa, Chikun and Birnin Gwari native authorities areas of Kaduna state.

Kaduna state Commissioner for Inside Safety and Residence Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, in a press release on Monday stated, “Property of the Nigerian Air Power have performed aerial patrols over recognized bandit enclaves throughout flash factors. Particulars of those missions have been made identified by way of operational suggestions to the Kaduna state authorities.

“In Kawara space of Igabi LGA, a strike was carried out on an recognized bandit location. Three bandits have been confirmed neutralized by the strike, and a few kidnapped victims have been thus capable of escape from the final space, as was later confirmed by credible human intelligence sources on the bottom.

“Equally, in Walawa, Giwa LGA, an lively location was focused and struck efficiently. In Chikun LGA, armed surveillance was carried out over Faka, Kangon Kadi, Damba, Ungwan Turai, Galbi, Gwagwada and environs. Terrorists have been sighted about 4km Northwest of Godani, and have been neutralized.

“In Kuduru, an lively terrorists’ location was sighted and struck with rockets. In Igabi LGA, operations have been performed over Riyawa, Alhaji Isiaka, Rima, Riyawa, Rumana, Ungwan Liman, Mai Gishiri and the Kaduna Airport space, with no vital exercise observed. An analogous scenario obtained in Sabon Birnin, Anaba, Malumi, Wusono and Kerawa.

“Additionally coated by the aerial patrols have been the Kaduna-Abuja street and rail line, in addition to Jere, Katari, Olam Farms, Gwagwada, Sarkin Pawa, Abulo, Mangoro, Chikwale and environs. Regular human and vehicular actions have been noticed, with no threats encountered.

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“The Kaduna-Birnin Gwari street and adjoining areas have been equally coated: Buruku, Labi, Udawa, Manini and Polewire as much as Kajuru, Jaka da Rabi and Maguzawa. Regular actions have been noticed throughout aerial patrols over Kajuru, Kankomi, Kutura, Kuzo, Ungwan Magami and Ruga areas.

“The Governor of Kaduna state obtained the suggestions with gratitude, and counseled the fighter crews for his or her precision and consistency within the aerial missions. Floor and air patrols will proceed in these and different areas.”