NAF destroys more terrorists camps in Kaduna, kills bandits


Unspecified number of terrorists were killed in Kaduna State, at the weekend, following fresh raid by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) that destroyed their camps and forced several others to flee with wounds.

The state government, yesterday, confirmed the fresh raid by the military on the bandits’ hideouts. In a statement, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed: “The Air Component of Operation Whirl Punch (OPWP) has continued aerial assaults on identified bandit enclaves around Kaduna since last week.

“According to an operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government, a major enclave south of Kidandan, Giwa Local Council, which was confirmed as the hideout of a bandit, Alhaji Ganai, was struck and destroyed. The bandit and several others were neutralised in the strike.”

He added that the hideout of Ali Kawaje in Birnin Gwari Local Council was targeted and destroyed, as well as those of Musa Pajelo and Kachalla Bello.

The statement reads: “Targets were also engaged and destroyed in Walawa area, Fadaman Kanauta and Kuduru. Bandits were sighted and neutralised in locations 4km south-west of Alhaji Ishiaka, 6km north-east of Maguzawa and 2km west of Yelwa.

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