The Nigerian Air Force, NAF said its troops deployed in Zamfara State, killed no fewer than ten armed bandits at Sububu Forest area in the state.

A statement by the NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said the success against the bandits was recorded when the Air Task Force responded to a request for close air support by ground troops in the area, who had come into contact with armed bandits.

The statement explained that the Air Task Force dispatched two Alpha Jets and an attack helicopter to provide the needed support and also conduct armed reconnaissance over identified locations in Shinkafi local government as well as Sububu and Dumburum Forests and environs.