Nigerian Army deploys air strike on terrorists’ camps in Zamfara

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 -
Scores of terrorists have been killed by air strikes by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in Zamfara state.

 The terrorists were eliminated at the camps of kingpins Abdullahi Nasanda in Zurmi Local Government Area and Mallam Tukur in Gusau local government area, on April 10. 

NAF spokesperson, Air Vice Marshall Edward Gabkwet, who disclosed this in a statement on April 11, said the air strikes were conducted after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.

He said: “Having established that their activities were consistent with terrorists’ modes of operation, the location was struck by multiple aircraft passes, thereby neutralizing several terrorists.

“Similar ISR missions were conducted at Mallam Tukur Camp, where terrorists’ activities were also observed. Air strikes conducted on the Camp neutralized several terrorists and showed several structures set ablaze and destroyed.

“Air strikes were also extended to Kani kawa in Maradun town, under Maradun LGA of Zamfara State, where terrorists, their enclaves and equipment were attacked and destroyed.”


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