These are not the best of times for the Nigerian security forces as they battle insurgents.
A police helicopter was today brought down by bandits around Brinin Gwari in Kaduna State. According to reports, the pilot and co-pilot were shot and wounded as bullets came in through the underbelly of the chopper.
Police Situation Report on incident
SITREP, FROM 461 NAFH, on 5 Feb 2020
1. At about 1120hrs, the Nigerian Air Force ambulance rushed down to own hospital with CSP Teslim(CAPT) DSP Shittu Abubakar (Copilot) they were shot by some group of bandits at kaduru village birin gwari gen area, while on patrol, and they are in own hospital now receiving medical treatment. AC is presently on the ground as of the time of this report