The air component of Operation Thunder Strike has conducted series of aerial missions across several locations, in Kaduna forests neutralizing many bandits.
A statement by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan says the rmed reconnaissance was conducted over various locations along Abuja- Kaduna highway, several forests in Chikun local government Area and adjoining communities as well as neighboring Niger State.
Aruwan says strike aircraft also cdarried out operations over locations in Birnin Gwari local government area, which was observed to be active with bandits, hitting and destroying their camps .
The air operations, which include air interdiction, armed reconnaissance and patrols are set to be sustained in the coming days over Kaduna metropolis and other areas of interest in the state.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai commended the crews for the successful missions