INSURGENCY: MAJOR BOKO HARAM LEADERS KILLED DURING AIR STRIKES IN BORNO
As fight against The Boko Haram Terrorists/ISWAP continues, Major Terrorists leaders were killed in multiple air strikes conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole at Durbada in Borno.
This was disclosed by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Monday 20th April, in Abuja. He added that hideouts constructed by terrorists were also destroyed.
Enenche said that the operation, which was executed on April 17,based on credible human intelligence reports.
He stated that the authenticity of the intelligence was confirmed by series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions and indicated that the settlement was one of the locations where some of the terrorists’ hierarchy often hibernate.
He added that, the fighter jets dispatched by the Air Task Force took turns in aiming and attacking the location hitting accurate target which resulted in the death of some of the terrorists.
“Others, who were seen attempting to flee the area were taken out in follow-on attacks.
“The Armed Forces of Nigeria, in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East, will sustain the offensive against the enemies of our nation.”