Several key Boko Haram Terrorists/ISWAP leaders have been killed in a couple of air strikes carried out by means of the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole at Durbada in Borno, the Defence Headquarters has said.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a declaration on Monday in Abuja, brought that buildings belonging to the terrorists had been additionally destroyed.
Enenche disclosed that the operation, which was done on April 17, got here on the heels of credible human talent reports.
He stated that the intelligence was once established with the aid of series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions and indicated that the agreement used to be one of the places where some of the terrorists’ hierarchy frequently hibernate.
According to him, the fighter jets dispatched by using the Air Task Force took turns in attacking the region scoring correct hits inside the target vicinity which resulted in the dying of some of the terrorists.
“Others, who have been considered trying to flee the region have been taken out in follow-on attacks.
“The Armed Forces of Nigeria, in furtherance of the goal of restoring peace and protection in the North East, will preserve the offensive towards the enemies of our nation,” he said. (NAN)