NAF Helicopter Strikes Bandits Moving With Livestock

The Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike has neutralized several armed bandits at Kuzo area of Kaduna State, says the Defence Headquarters (DHQ).

This was achieved yesterday, when a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) attack helicopter, on armed reconnaissance mission in the area, spotted the bandits, along with rustled livestock, in an open patch along the East-West Axis of the Forest, it added.

The DHQ, in a statement released by the Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations (DMO), John Enenche, said the bandits had attempted to move hundreds of rustled livestock through the area.

Enenche, a Major General, in the statement, explained that the NAF helicopter, however strafed the target area leading to the neutralization of several of the bandits.


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