Kaduna govt confirms bombardment of bandits enclave by Airforce

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday confirmed the bombardment of terrorists’ enclave by the Nigeria Airforce.

Samuel Aruwan Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State made this known in a statement on Wednesday.

According to him, the feedback received from the Airforce commander indicated that the Nigerian Air Force has continued with assaults on identified bandit camps and enclaves around Riyawa, Igabi LGA, of Kaduna State.

He said a camp in Riyawa, Igabi LGA, was targeted and destroyed, adding that a terrorist location at Tofa general area of Birnin Gwari LGA was similarly engaged and struck.

“Close air support was provided to ground troops conducting operations in Maidaro, Dogon Dawa, Damari, Saulawa and Farin Ruwa areas of Birnin Gwari LGA.” He said.

He said armed reconnaissance was carried out along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road, Buruku, Kurmin Dande, Damba, Ungwan Yako, Udawa, Manini, Kuriga, Gagafada, Kushaka, Polewire and Kamfanin Doka areas spanning Chikun and Birnin Gwari LGAs, adding that no suspicious activity was observed at the locations covered.


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