Defense drive Jets Killed Loads of Bandits In Kaduna —Commissioner
Troops underneath the auspices of Operation Bid Strike on Saturday conducted a joint ground and air patrols to Chikwale village, alongside the Polewire-Mangoro-Sarkin Pawa Avenue in the Chikun Native Executive Residing of Kaduna Recount as military jets killed several bandits at some level of the operation.
The patrols followed credible reports of the bandits’ creep from a neighbouring state, in direction of Akilbu in the Kachia LGA.
Per an announcement by the state Commissioner, Ministry of Interior Security and Dwelling Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, on Sunday, the air part conducted armed reconnaissance into forests in the dwelling, and scores of the bandits have been sighted on bikes around Gidan Sule.
He mentioned, “The bandits scampered for quilt as they have been engaged by the fighter jet crew. The fighter jets conducted extra missions in like a flash succession, as the bandits have been tracked accordingly.
“When they in the end regrouped to continue their creep, they have been successfully engaged and neutralised by the fighter jets across the inter-state boundary. Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in step with the initiate, has expressed pride at the list, and thanked the troops for his or her relentless tracking of the criminals at some level of the mission.
“Aggressive ground and air patrols are location to continue in the widespread dwelling.”