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  • Updated: April 11, 2024

Troops neutralize terrorists in Zamfara

Troops neutralize terrorists in Zamfara

Airstrikes by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have killed many terrorists in Zamfara State.

The airstrikes targeted terrorist camps belonging to kingpins Abdullahi Nasanda and Mallam Tukur.

The strikes, carried out on April 10 after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, resulted in the elimination of several terrorists and the destruction of their structures and equipment. 

NAF spokesperson, Air Vice Marshall Edward Gabkwet, who disclosed this in a statement on April 11, said the air strikes were conducted after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.

He said: “Having established that their activities were consistent with terrorists’ modes of operation, the location was struck by multiple aircraft passes, thereby neutralizing several terrorists.

“Similar ISR missions were conducted at Mallam Tukur Camp, where terrorists’ activities were also observed. Air strikes conducted on the Camp neutralized several terrorists and showed several structures set ablaze and destroyed.

“Air strikes were also extended to Kani kawa in Maradun town, under Maradun LGA of Zamfara State, where terrorists, their enclaves and equipment were attacked and destroyed.”

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