Police helicopter shot by bandits in Kaduna


By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja 

 

A police helicopter which was providing aerial and intelligence cover was shot at by bandits, while Special Operatives of Operation Puff Adder of the Nigeria Police backed by the Special Forces of the Police Airwing, was raining operational camps of terrorists and bandits in Kaduna on Wednesday.

They shot at the helicopter bandits with sophisticated anti-aircraft rifles and General purpose machine guns (GPMG).

Tragedy was however averted as the pilot and copilot, managed to land the aircraft at the Air Force base in Kaduna.

The security agents were raiding the largest operational camps of the Ansaru Terror Group (also housing other bandits and kidnappers) located in Kuduru Forest, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State.

According to statement by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, on Wednesday evening, the daring offensive operation successfully neutralized over 250 high-profile members of the Ansaru Terror Group.

“The operation which commenced in the…



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