Details have emerged as to how notorious Zamfara bandit leader, Bello Turji, narrowly escaped being trapped in aerial bombings by the Nigerian Air Force fighter jets on his enclave located at Fakai in Shinkafi Local Government Area Zamfara State.
Reports from the area stipulates there was heightened tension over the weekend among Turji’s men and residents, who feared possible attack in response to the military operation.
VOP News gathered that NAF troops, acting on intelligence on the convergence of bandits at Turji’s home, bombed the locations using two fighter jets on Saturday afternoon.
The crowd was said to have gathered for the naming ceremony of a baby born to Turji’s family.
Turji is notorious for his role in the banditry challenge in Zamfara and beyond