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Troops Kill 135 Bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

About 135 bandits have been killed by men of the Nigerian Army in Katsina and Zamfara states. This is from a report released by the Defense Headquarters through its social media account. DHQ revealed that the bandits were killed in Operation Hadarin Daj.

In the report, some bandits were noted to have escaped with gunshot wounds. The operation was carried out around Abu Radde Camps 1 and 2, DanMusa Local Government Area in Katsina State, Dunya in Jibia, Hassan Tagwaye’s camp, Alhaji Auta’s camp, Maikomi in Birnin Magaji and Zurmi LGAs in Zamfara State.

Troops Kill 135 Bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

The report acknowledged that the airstrikes were sent after an intelligence report was made available to the DHQ.

The report read in part:

”The air interdiction missions were painstakingly undertaken by the Air Component as it dispatched its attack aircraft to the locations in multiple bombing runs, some of which were executed simultaneously.

DHQ

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) commends the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI for their professionalism and directs them to remain resolute, in order to achieve the directives of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)to restore normalcy to all parts of Nigeria.”

DHQ

Troops Kill 135 Bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

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