Air Force bombards Zamfara forest, kill two notorious bandits' leaders, others

Air Force bombards Zamfara forest, kill two notorious bandits' leaders, others

Air raids on a forest Zamfara have left two notorious bandits' leaders, Alhaji Auta, and Kachalla Ruga dead.

They were killed after a Nigerian Air Force aircraft, under Operation Hadarin Daji, bombarded their enclaves at Gusami Forest and Tsamre Village in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area Friday night, a sourse disclosed

A followup raid early hours Saturday has also led to the death of several other bandits, the source added.

A military intelligence officer who spoke on anonymity explained that the follow-up airstrikes conducted by the NAF fighter aircraft on fleeing bandits and those who took cover under trees within the area, resulted in the killing of many bandits.

The officer said, “For now, the whereabouts of other notorious bandits like Alhaji Nashama, Shingi and Halilu who may either be killed or on the run remain unknown."

Details to follow...

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