Nigerian Air Force Loses Personnel To Bandits In Kaduna State
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The Nigerian Air Force has lost some of its personnel to armed bandits in Kaduna State.
This was confirmed in a statement issued on Saturday by the spokesman of the Air Force, Ibikunle Daramola.
He said over 100 armed bandits laid an ambush which brought about the unlucky killing, adding that a few army employees sustained diverse levels of accidents.
“Troops of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Detachment today, 13 February 2021, foiled an ambush set up by using a group of over one hundred armed bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State,” the assertion partially study.
“The gallant troops were capable of fight their way thru the ambush killing dozens of bandits in the method.
“Unfortunately, some NAF personnel paid the best charge all through the operation, even as some others sustained various stages of accidents. The injured personnel are presently receiving remedy on the NAF Hospital in Kaduna.”
Meanwhile, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, on behalf all officials, airmen, airwomen and civilian body of workers of the NAF, has commiserated with the households of the fallen heroes, praying for the repose in their souls.
Amao who visited the injured employees in the medical institution on Saturday evening requested all NAF personnel to remain resolute and hold to collaborate with other protection groups, to rid the northwest of all criminal elements.[NewsNaira]