Military airstrikes kill bandits in Zamfara forest

Okodili Ndidi, Abuja

Several armed bandits have been killed at their hideout at the Kwiambana forest area of Zamfara State in massive airstrikes conducted by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji.

Also destroyed were the bandits’ logistics facilities.

According to a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, following credible intelligence which established that there is a cluster of huts and other structures at the edge of the forest which served as a hideout for notorious bandit leaders.

The statement read in part, “the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has eliminated several armed bandits and destroyed their logistics facilities in massive airstrikes conducted in the Kwiambana Forest area of Zamfara State.

“This was achieved yesterday, 15 September 2020, as part of air interdiction missions being executed under subsidiary Operation WUTAN DAJI 2 to rid the North West of the Country of armed bandits and other criminal…

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