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NAF airstrikes kill 135 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

The Nigerian Military on Saturday said it has killed at least 135 armed bandits and neutralised their camps during air-raids across Katsina and Zamfara states.

The air raids, according to statement by the military spokesman, Major General, John Enenche, was executed by the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji, took place between May 20 and 22.

He explained the mission attacked areas that include Abu Radde Camps 1 and 2, Dunya in Jibia and DanMusa Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Katsina State as well as Hassan Tagwaye’s Camp; Alhaji Auta’s Camp and Maikomi in Birnin Magaji and Zurmi LGAs of Zamfara State.

According to the military spokesman, the air-raids was conducted based on credible intelligence reports, intended to rid the north-west of the armed bandits. 

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