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NAF bombs bandits’ hideouts, kills scores in Kaduna


The Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan said the Nigerian Air Force neutralized scores of bandits terrorizing the people of Farin Ruwa in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The commissioner said operational feedback to the state indicated that the raid was carried out on the bandits’ hideouts on Thursday.

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Aruwan said the air component conducted eight missions over-identified bandits’ hideouts and other locations of interest around the state.

According to him, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance flights were conducted over the Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Akilbu and Barebari, where normal activities were observed.

He said,” The situation was similar over Saulawa and Maguzawa. At Farin Ruwa however, scores of bandits were sighted on motorcycles. They were duly engaged and neutralized by the fighter jet crew.

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“Other locations covered include Riyawa Sarki, Sabon Gida Riyawa, Bunu, Hayin Maidawa, Buruku, Ungwan Yako, and adjoining settlements, as well as Kidandan, Dogon Dawa, Sabon Fili, Maguza, Damari, and Ngede Allah.

“More armed bandits were sighted with herds of cattle along the track from Ungwan Yako to Kuduru. They were engaged and neutralized by the crew.

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Source: Punch

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