Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jets Neutralizes Several Armed Bandits At Zububu Forest In Zamfara State

Nigerian Air Force Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralized not less than 10 armed bandits at Sububu Forest territory in Zamfara State. The operation was accomplished yesterday, 22 April 2019, while the ATF was responding to a request for close air support by ground troops of Sector 7 Area of Responsibility of Operation SHARAN DAJI, who had come into contact with armed bandits in Shinkafi Local Government Area (LGA). Accordingly, the ATF sent 2 Alpha Jets and an attack helicopter to provide the needed support over the Mentioned locations in Shinkafi LGA as well as Sububu and Dumburum Forests and Areas.

At Sububu Forest, one of the Alpha Jets saw a group of armed bandits, who fired at the aircraft with their rifles,at the same time running for cover. The Alpha Jet engaged the bandits,killing not less than 10 of them while others escaped with injuries.

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