Terrorists have reportedly killed a member of staff of the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Kaduna Airport on Saturday.
The incident occured after armed men suspected to be terrorists numbering over 200 prevented an AZMAN aircraft scheduled for Lagos from take off.
The plane scheduled to take off at about 12:30pm could not due to the presence of assailants.
It was learnt that the staff of NAMA was shot around the runway area of the airport.
The attack, it was gathered forced the authority to temporarily shut down activities while the military battled the suspected terrorists.
A source who confided in our correspondent said the terrorists insisted on shutting down the airport.
Following the presence of the terrorists on the runway area of the airport, workers attached to the airport were said to have left their duty posts.
It was also gathered that an aircraft scheduled to take off for Lagos at 12:30pm could not fly as a result of the presence of the terrorists at the runway of the airport.