The Defense Headquarters on Tuesday said the Air Part of Activity Hadarin Daji has pulverized some equipped scoundrels’ camps and killed a few of them in a woods in Katsina State, South of Birnin Kogo, along Katsina-Zamfara limit zone.
The Facilitator, Guard Media Activities, Maj.- Gen. John Enenche unveiled this in an announcement on Tuesday in Abuja.
He clarified that the air attack was in continuation of the reestablished hostile to free the North West and the Focal Conditions of criminal components.
Enenche said the airstrikes were executed on Monday as a major aspect of missions under the auxiliary Activity Accord following valid insight reports that uncovered the area.
Defense headquarters confirm killing of several bandits in Katsina;
According to him, Human Intelligence (HUMINT) reports as well as series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions indicated that some clusters of huts in the area were being used as mini-camps by members of notorious armed bandits’ gang led by one “Adamu Aleiro”.
”The Air Component dispatched a force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) attack aircraft and helicopter gunships to engage the area, leading to the destruction of three of the targeted camps.
“Several of the criminals were also neutralised in the process.
“The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, commended the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji for their professionalism and urged them to remain resolute in the conduct of airstrikes.