Troops kill ISWAP terrorists in Borno, destroy hideouts

In continuation of efforts to eliminate criminal elements in the North East of the Country, the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Tuesday eliminated some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and destroyed compounds housing them at Kaza along the Gulumba Gana – Kumshe axis of Borno State.

In a statement issued by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, JOHN ENENCHE the air strike was executed following a credible Human Intelligence reports as well as confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions indicating a resurgence of terrorists’ activities in the settlement.

“The identified locations within the settlement were therefore attacked by fighter jets and helicopter gunships dispatched by the Air Task Force, resulting in the destruction of the structures and the neutralization of some of the ISWAP fighters” the statement added.

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