The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has foiled an ambush set up by a group of over 100 armed bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State.
The Director Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Vice Ibikunle Daramola said troops of the 271 “Were able to fight their way through the ambush killing dozens of bandits in the process”.
He however noted that some Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Sector 271 personnel and scores of bandits died on Saturday in Kaduna.
Meanwhile, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has condoled with the family of the fallen heroes.
The CAS has also visited the injured personnel at the hospital.
He urged troops to remain resolute and continue to work with other security agencies to rid the Northwest of all criminal elements.