By Okodili Ndidi, Abuja
Airstrikes performed by the Air Element of the Operation Hadarin Daji, have destroyed bandits’ camps and weapons at Tsibiri and Manya in Zurmi Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State, the Armed Forces of Nigeria has mentioned.
Scores of the armed bandits have been killed within the Operation, which is a part of the newly launched Operation Accord, in accordance with a press release by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Main Normal John Enenche.
Based on the assertion: “The air interdiction mission at Tsibiri, which is situated 15Km East of Zurmi, was executed on the heels of credible Human Intelligence (HUMINT) stories indicating that the camp, with its clusters of thatched huts nestled near a gaggle of timber, was being utilized by the bandits to deal with their fighters and retailer their weapons and ammunition.
“Accordingly, two Nigerian Air Power assault helicopters have been dispatched to have interaction the placement scoring correct hits on the goal space resulting in the destruction of the buildings and the weapons and ammunition saved in them in addition to the neutralization of bandits within the huts and surrounding bushes.
“The assault helicopters later performed an air strike on one other camp South of Manya, which additionally resulted within the killing of extra armed bandits, together with a few of their leaders, as they gathered for a gathering on the location.
“The Chief of the Air Workers (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, commends the Air Element of Operation HADARIN DAJI for his or her professionalism and directs them to stay resolute while persevering with to supply shut air help for ongoing floor operations, in direction of engaging in the directives of the Chief of Defence Workers (CDS) to revive normalcy within the North West and North Central Zones of the nation”.