Military destroys armed bandits meeting point in Kwaimbana forest.

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Maj. Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator DMO

…eliminate several bandits.

By Victor Akaa, Abuja.

The Defence Headquarters has confirmed that several armed bandits were neutralized and their meeting venue significantly damaged in air strikes executed by the Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, DHQ, Maj. Gen. John Enenche confirmed this in a statement issued to Enugu Reporters on Friday.

Gen. Enenche noted that the air raid operation was conducted yesterday, 17 September 2020, after series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions led to the identification of the hideout along with a building in the centre of the area which was being used by the armed bandits as meeting venue.

According to him, “the Air Component dispatched Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets and helicopter gunships to attack the location.

“The attack aircraft took turns in engaging the target area, scoring accurate hits which resulted in the damage of the building as well as neutralization of several bandits.” he stated.

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