No fewer than 15 terrorists along the Kwiga-Kampamin Doka axis in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been killed by the Nigerian Air Force, aircraft.
NAF’s spokesperson, Air Vice Marshall Edward Gabkwet, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, January 29.
The terrorists were eliminated following an intelligence report of the movement of the terrorists in the area.
He said the intelligence report also revealed that the same syndicate was responsible for the ambush on troops at Kwanan Mutuwa on January 27, and other attacks and abduction of innocent civilians in Birnin Gwari.
Gabkwet said: “Accordingly, the terrorists were trailed to a location where they converged before they were engaged and neutralized in a precision strike.
“The aftermath of the air strike revealed that several of the terrorists were eliminated as a result of the strike.”
He said the troops’ successful strike on the terrorists had drawn the attention of the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, who he said has commended the Component Commander “but cautioned that efforts must be sustained.”