The Kaduna State Government says Nigerian Air Force strikes has neutralized fleeing bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner for  Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirmed the incident in a statement issued in Kaduna.

Aruwan said at around 9:44am, the Ministry received a distress call of armed bandits attacking Sabon Layi village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.

According to him, the Air Component of Operation Whirl Punch was contacted for action, and the unit responded promptly to the location.

The commissioner revealed that no further movement was observed after the air strike.