Safety operatives on Saturday killed a number of bandits in Farin Ruwa and Kuduru areas of Birnin Gwari LGA of Kaduna State.
This was contained in an announcement by Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Inner Safety and Residence Affairs, Kaduna State.
In accordance with Mr. Samuel Aruwan, “Air platforms on Thursday carried out eight missions over recognized bandit hideouts and different areas of curiosity across the state.
“In accordance with the operational suggestions to the Kaduna State Authorities, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) flights had been carried out over the Kaduna-Abuja freeway, Akilbu and Barebari, the place regular actions had been noticed,” the assertion stated.
The assertion additional defined that, “the state of affairs was related over Saulawa and Maguzawa. At Farin Ruwa, nonetheless, scores of bandits had been sighted on bikes. They had been duly engaged and neutralized by the fighter jet crew.
“Different areas lined included Riyawa Sarki, Sabon Gida Riyawa, Bunu, Hayin Maidawa, Buruku, Ungwan Yako and adjoining settlements, in addition to Kidandan, Dogon Dawa, Sabon Fili, Maguza, Damari and Ngede Allah.
“Extra armed bandits had been sighted with herds of cattle alongside the observe from Ungwan Yako to Kuduru. They had been engaged and neutralized by the crew.
“An evening patrol mission was additionally carried out overlaying the Kaduna-Abuja freeway, Olam Farms, Rijana, Polewire, Kateri, Jere and components of Kaduna metropolis. No suspicious actions had been reported.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai praised the pro-active efforts of the troops and personnel, commending their willpower to stay on prime of the state of affairs.
“Common floor and air patrols will proceed in recognized areas of safety curiosity,” Mr. Aruwan additional stated.