NAF Aircraft eliminate congregation of bandits in Birnin Gwari



… Armed missions flown over Kaduna-Abuja road and environs.

The Air in response to credible intelligence, neutralized a group of bandits congregating in a location to carry out attacks in Birnin Gwari LGA Monday 3rd 2021.

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna disclosed this in a statement Tuesday.

He said the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs had Sunday 2nd 2021 received intelligence of bandits congregating at the outskirts of Kugu in Birnin Gwari LGA, which is also proximal to some villages in Shiroro LGA of Niger .

receipt of the intelligence – which was dispatched to the military and other security agencies for further confirmation and action – the NAF component of Operation Thunder (OPTS) mobilized for armed reconnaissance.

The first mission was conducted over the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road, Koriga, Polewire, Gagafada, Manini, Udawa, Labi, Buruku and adjoining settlements.

The target location was acquired, and the bandits engaged and neutralized accordingly at the outskirts of Kugu village. In a second mission, armed reconnaissance was carried out over the Kaduna-Abuja road, Olam Company, Rugu, Akilbu, Polewire, Rijana, Kateri and Jere. human and vehicular observed.

Receiving the feedback, Governor Nasir El-Rufai thanked the air component and all the agencies involved for the successful missions.

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