The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that 12 bandits were killed in airstrikes conducted in Kamuku Forest area in the north-western part of the country.
Naija News reports that the Director of the NAF Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed this in a statement obtained by this Online News platform on Tuesday, May 14.
According to him, the forest spans both Birnin Gwari Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State and Sabuwa LGA of Katsina State.
Daramola said the success was recorded following the establishment of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Detachment in Birnin Gwari.
He explained that the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Diran Mikiya conducted air strikes on May 10, in collaboration with troops of the Detachment, which led to the killing of the bandits and rescue of 15 kidnap victims.