The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says that it has led airstrikes focusing on and obliterating an operational base run by criminals at Walawa, Yadi and Kuduru Hills regions of Kaduna State.
NAF Director of Public Relations and Information Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who made the exposure on Wednesday, said the Force in a joint unique activity close by the Nigeria Police Force and other security organizations, did the tasks Tuesday following knowledge reports that the crooks were working in the region.
Daramola said in an announcement:
“The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), in an extraordinary activity directed in a joint effort with the Nigeria Police Force and other security offices, has cleared out equipped crooks from their camps at Walawa, Yadi and Kuduru Hills territories of Kaduna State, killing a few of them and crushing a portion of their coordinations supplies all the while.
“This was accomplished in a joint air and ground activity executed yesterday, 17 March 2020, after sound knowledge reports and long stretches of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions uncovered that the crooks, in the wake of heading out the first occupants of the territory, had kept on working from the areas without any potential repercussions.
“Appropriately, the NAF point by point its assault airplane to lead arrangement of airstrikes at the criminals’ camps bringing about the pulverization of a portion of the coordinations offices and structures lodging the equipped desperados just as the balance of a few of them. The airstrikes additionally made ready for ground powers to direct clean up activities, upheld by NAF battle helicopters. On the whole, no less than 5 commandants of Ansaru and twelve equipped crooks were killed in the activity.
“The NAF, working in consonance with other security offices, will support its activities to flush the equipped criminals out of the Northwest zone of the nation.”