The Defence Headquarters says troops have killed a number of key leaders of the Boko Haram and Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist teams in Borno State.
Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Main Basic John Enenche, confirmed this in a press release on Monday.
In response to him, the terrorists have been killed and their buildings destroyed in air strikes carried out by the Air Process Pressure of Operation Lafiya Dole at Durbada.
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“The operation was executed on 17 April 2020 on the heels of credible Human Intelligence (HUMINT) stories, which have been confirmed by collection of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, indicating that the settlement was one of many places the place a few of the terrorists’ hierarchy usually hibernate.
“Fighter jets dispatched by the Air Process Pressure took turns in attacking the situation, scoring correct hits inside the goal space which resulted within the dying of a few of the terrorists,” the assertion mentioned.
Main Basic Enenche added that others, who have been seen trying to flee the realm, have been taken out in follow-on assaults.
He famous that the Armed Forces of Nigeria would proceed to maintain the offensive towards these he described because the enemies of the nation.
The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations defined that this might be carried out in furtherance of the target of restoring peace and safety within the North East.