Troops Repel Terrorists Attack At Kaduna Airport, FAAN Staff Killed


News Investigators/ Armed terrorists on Saturday invaded the runway of the Kaduna International Airport killing a staff of the Federal Airport Authority before they were repelled by the military.
Kaduna State Government confirmed the attack saying the terrorists shot and killed a member of staff stationed at the perimeter fence, who raised the alarm on sighting them.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said in a statement that security forces reported that an attack by bandits was repelled in the vicinity of the Kaduna International Airport on Saturday .
According to Mr Aruwan, troops stationed within and around the airport responded and repelled the attackers.
“Airport operations resumed with scheduled flights departing after the incident.
“Security forces are conducting operations in the airport general area. Further updates will be communicated to the public, ” he said.
Mt Aruwan said, Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i commended the security forces for their prompt response to the attack, and for repelling the attackers.
He expressed sadness at the report of the casualty, and sent condolences to the family of the victim, while offering prayers for the repose of his soul.


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