NAF Deploys Additional Special Forces To Sweep Out Bandits, Kidnappers In Katsina

12 Bandits, Killed 15 Victims Rescued In North-West – NAF
A file photo of a military helicopter.


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed additional sixty (60) special forces to complement the effort of the ongoing Hadarin Daji operation out to sweep out bandits and kidnappers terrorising innocent citizens of Katsina state.

Comprising three well trained officers and 57 men, the special forces have been deployed along with additional platforms to be injected into the fight.

READ ALSO: Strike Notice: Kaduna Govt Warns Health Workers, Says It Will Not Bend To Blackmail

Speaking to reporters shortly after addressing the newly deployed troops at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport katsina, the Air Officer Commanding Special Operations Command, AVM Charles Ohwo said the deployment was necessary following the recent attacks and killings in Batsari and Jibia LGAs of the state where innocent lives were killed.

He says air assets have been deployed in the state some days ago by the Chief of Air staff whom have operated for the past 24 hours with successful outcomes with many of the bandits taken out

Check Also

Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of COVID-19 Vaccine

  Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said Monday. More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least eight of which are in clinical trials with … Continue reading Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of COVID-19 Vaccine