The Kaduna State authorities on Thursday confirmed the killings of a number of bandits throughout 4 native authorities areas of the state.
This was contained in an announcement by Commissioner for Inner Safety and House Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan.
The assertion stated, “Air platforms carried out a number of armed missions throughout recognized areas spanning Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun native authorities areas.
“In response to the operational suggestions to the Kaduna State Authorities, areas lined had been Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway, Buruku, Ungwar Yako, Udawa, Polewire, Crossing Level, Gagafada, Kugu, Kampani Doka, Gwaska, Goron Dutse and adjoining settlements.”
“Bandits had been noticed with cattle about 9km north of Gidan Audu and had been duly neutralized. This was the identical state of affairs simply southwest of the identical location.
“Extra bandits had been equally sighted at Gbakopai and had been additionally neutralized. On the foot of excessive floor west of the village, extra bandits with cattle had been sighted and engaged.”
“Moreover, armed bandits had been sighted at Gagafada making an attempt to cross from Polewire to Kampanin Doka, and had been neutralized by the fighter jet crew.
“On the Gadani space, bandits in a convoy of about 12 bikes had been sighted crossing the rail line west of Gadani station and had been engaged accordingly. Bandits with herds of cattle had been additionally engaged additional west of the identical neighborhood.
“Over Kwafe basic space, bandits on bikes had been seen shifting out of Kwafe village in direction of Chikun and had been engaged with rounds.” The assertion stated
“In one other mission protecting Giwa LGA, a settlement was sighted at Yadi, lively with bandits, and was engaged robustly with many bandits neutralized.
“Gwagwada, Sarkin Pawa, Chikun, Kwafe, Sarkin-Pawa to Polewire, Gidan Audu and adjoining settlements had been noticed to be calm.
“Different areas corresponding to Kaduna-Abuja freeway, Rijana, Polewire, Kateri, Jere and Zuba had been calm with no suspicious actions noticed.” The assertion stated
Mr. Aruwan added that,
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai famous the report with satisfaction and thanked the crews and troops for the wide-sweeping mission.
“Additional patrols will likely be performed in these and different areas throughout the state.”