The Nigerian armed forces has conducted joint land and air strikes on bandits’ camps in positioned in Birnin Gwari, Igabi, Giwa and Chikun local executive areas of Kaduna Recount, killing scores of the terrorists.
The armed forces launched into a “sweeping mission operation in lots of aerial missions conducted” covering areas within the manager areas in accordance with the boom second security update made available to journalists on Thursday.
The discharge by the boom Internal Security and House Affairs Commissioner, Samuel Aruwan, stated that the missions had been implemented in tandem with floor patrols within the areas.
Consistent with an operational recommendations, the principle aerial mission lined the Riyawa camp, which the armed forces engaged with rockets.
The discharge reads, “End air give a select to became then given to troops of Operation Taimako Yazo along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Boulevard, covering Polewire, Crossing Point, Koriga, Udawa, Buruku and environs. Regular actions had been observed across all areas.
“Every other dart became made over the Birnin Gwari dwelling with an informant on board the aircraft to title target areas. About 5-7km North-West of Farin Ruwa, bandits’ hideouts had been identified and engaged accordingly. Some bandits sighted fleeing the dwelling had been also neutralized.
“In a second mission, targets had been identified round Riyawa camp and engaged. A third dart confirmed that strikes on the camps had been smartly heading within the valid route. The Riyawa axis round the Kaduna-Katsina inter-boom boundary became also thoroughly scanned. Regular actions, huts and few heads of livestock had been observed within the dwelling.
“On the ground, troops of Operation Taimako Yazo and Operation Badamamaki conducted aggressive combating patrols along the road to Ifira village and fashioned a blockading power at the Ifira River, but the dwelling became observed to be light.
“Furthermore, troops of Operation Taimako Yazo conducted day and night patrols along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road as smartly as Polewire and Udawa axes to clear hideouts and crossing aspects. Commuters had been stopped and searched at intervals.”
The assertion added that the boom Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, while receiving the operational recommendations thanked the troops and crews for the intensive joint missions and counseled their thoroughness and commitment.