NAF Aircraft Destroys Armed Bandits’ Camp in Zamfara

The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed an armed bandits’ camp and neutralised dozens of bandits in air strikes conducted at Doumbourou Forest in Zamfara State.

The operation was executed May 25, 2019, pursuant to Human Intelligence (HUMINT) reports indicating that some locations within the Forest were being used by the armed bandits as hideouts, including a group of huts belonging to a notorious kingpin named “Dangote”.

According to a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, following confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), an Alpha Jet aircraft was detailed to attack the armed bandits’ camp leading to the destruction of their structures and neutralization of close to two dozen bandits.

He noted that the NAF, working in consonance with other security agencies, will sustain its operations to flush the bandits out of the Northwest of the Country.

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