- The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) continues to deal a huge blow to terrorists in Borno state
- The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed one of the training camps of Boko Haram in Borno
- A video released by NAF showed that he terrorists suffered heavy casualties as a result of air strikes
The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed an Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) training camp and neutralized several terrorists at Malkonory in Northern Borno state.
Legit.ng gathered that the operation was executed on Sunday, February 10, after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft observed significant human activities.
The ISR aircraft also observed several structures, equipment and vehicles spotted camouflaged under the dense vegetation in the area used by the terrorists for training.
“Accordingly, 2 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft were dispatched to attack the location, dropping their bombs successfully within the camp leading to massive fires and resulting in the neutralizing of several terrorists.
“Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) by own and allied ISR later revealed that the terrorists suffered heavy casualties as a result of the air strikes,” a statement sent to journalists by NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola revealed.
Watch the video of the operation below:
Recall that the ATF recently destroyed a Boko Haram logistics base in Sambisa forest, Borno state.
The operation was executed on Monday, January 28, after series of ISR missions revealed a resurgence of human and vehicular activities at the logistics base, which had hitherto been abandoned.
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