Operation Thunder Strike: Military airstrikes neutralize armed bandits in Kwiambana Forest

WorldStage Newsonline– The Military on Friday said armed bandits had been 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, Major General John Enenche, said in a statement that the  air raid was conducted on 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.
 He said, “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.”
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