Bandits neutralized in aerial missions over Kaduna’s Chikun, Birnin Gwari areas – Official



bandits were neutralized during aerial missions conducted over locations in and Birnin Gwari local government areas.

This was disclosed in a statement by Samuel , Commissioner, of Internal Security and Home Affairs, State.

Relying on operational feedback to the State Government, he said air platforms conducted reconnaissance over Gwagwada, , Kuduru, Chukuba, Erina, Kushaka, Dogon Gona, Kusasu, Sarkin Pawa, Kurebe and Falleli around the -Niger interstate boundaries.

About 8km Northeast of Kushaka, bandits were sighted crossing a track to flee from the aircraft. They were promptly engaged and neutralized. Ground troops calm situations at Sarkin Pawa and Erina.

Another mission was conducted at the Birnin Gwari general area with an informant on board to identify bandit hideouts, which were then engaged with rockets.

A bandit scampering for cover within the woods was also neutralized.

the operational feedback, Governor Nasir El-Rufai thanked the crews and commended them for the successful missions.