Many killed as NAF jets target camps of terrorists' kingpins in Zamfara

NAF Jets

Terrorists killed in aerial bombardment

By Sumaila Ogbaje

Many terrorists were killed while their enclaves were also destroyed in a series of raids by fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in Zamfara on Wednesday

Specifically, three terrorists’ camps were bombed in the operation carried out by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji according to NAF Spokesman, AVM Edward Gabkwet.

Gabkwet, in a statement, said the camps destroyed belong to terrorist kingpins, Abdullahi Nasanda in Zurmi, Malam Tukur in Gusau, and another in MaradunLocal Government Areas of Zamfara.

He said that Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions were conducted on Nasanda’s Camp where terrorists’ activities were sighted and their hidden motorcycles.

Related News

“Having established that their activities were consistent with terrorists’ modes of operation, the location was struck by multiple aircraft passes, thereby neutralizing several terrorists.

“Similar ISR missions were conducted at Malam Tukur camp, where terrorists’ activities were also observed.

“Air strikes conducted on the camp neutralised several terrorists and showed several structures set ablaze and destroyed.

“Air strikes were also extended to Kanikawa in Maradun town, under Maradun LGA of Zamfara, where terrorists, their enclaves and equipment were attacked and destroyed,” he added.


Load more