The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said a group of bandits attacked the Runway 05 axis of Kaduna airport.
According to FAAN, a combined team of anti-banditry military personnel and Crime investigation unit of FAAN Aviation Security Department swiftly intervened in the rescue operation, with one casualty reported in the incident.
FAAN said normalcy has since been restored at the airport and the team also recovered two motorbikes abandoned by the bandits.
Additionally, heavy reinforcement team from the Nigerian Defence Academy is on the ground to ensure the safety and security of airport workers/users. The FAAN AVSEC Department has equally released operational vehicles to the team for patrol purposes.