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Again, bandits attempt another attack on NDA, mass casualties recorded

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No fewer than 20 armed bandits advancing towards the Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna, have been bombed out by the air troops of Operation Thunder Strike.

According to PRNigeria over 50 motorcycles were seen on Thursday evening, advancing towards the Academy from Damari, Birni Gwari LGA.

Following a tip-off on movement of bandits through the military school’s general areas on Thursday,  two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter gunships were dispatched to engage the

“On sighting the aircraft, the bandits started fleeing into the fringes of the forest. This brought about an objective and very decisive rain of hell from above on the miscreants as surviving bandits seen to be scampering for safety from the superior air presence were effectively mopped up,” a military source told the PRnigeria..

“Moreso as it is customary, feedback received on Friday after the operation from both the ground forces and local sources, revealed that the bandits were effectively disoriented and suffered a loss of about 20 bandits.

“Also, their plans of harassing and shaming the Nigerian Defence Academy and the Government of the day was effectively thwarted,” he said.

Last June, the military academy was invaded by bandits who killed a couple of cadets, and kidnapped one.