- The Nigerian Air Force carried out airstrikes on the hideouts of the terrorists in Borno state killing several members of ISWAP
- NAF spokesperson Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola revealed that cluster of compounds housing the insurgents were destroyed in Kaza
- Daramola noted that this was achieved through Operation LAFIYA DOLE
Many terrorists were killed in compounds housing ISWAP terrorists in Kaza, Ngala local government area of Borno state in an airstrike carried out by NAF.
The Nigerian News Agency reports that NAF spokesperson Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola revealed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, February 7.
Daramola explained in the statement that the Air Force was able to achieve the strike on Wednesday, February 5, through the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
This is the following intelligence reports that some ISWAP members have settled in a cluster of compounds in Kaza along with their logistics supplies after relocating from nearby Tongule.
Similarly, many ISWAP fighters were killed when the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) destroyed an ISWAP staging area at Gashigar in Borno state.
The spokesperson for NAF disclosed in a statement that hideouts of insurgents were also bombed in other strikes. Daramola said that the bombings took place on January 24 and 25, after surveillance located the hideouts of the insurgents.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that NAF intensified its effort in the insurgency war as its Air Task Force (ATF), launched Operation Rattle Snake 3 against terrorists’ elements. The operation commenced on Tuesday, February 4, and it is targeted against locations within the northeast.
The operation is aimed at degrading whatever is left of the terrorist sect and deny the Boko Haram insurgents freedom of action.
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