Scores Killed, Terrorists’ Hospital Destroyed as Super Tucano Jets Raid ‘Somalia’ in Sambisa

Scores Killed, Terrorists’ Hospital Destroyed as Super Tucano Jets Raid ‘Somalia’ in Sambisa

  • Terrorists' facilities have been destroyed after the NAF aircraft bombarded their enclaves in Sambisa Forest
  • Aside from killing many ISWAP fighters at the location, the airstrikes also raided Abdallari, a terrorist enclave located around the Northeast of Maiduguri
  • Several terrorists were also neutralized and structures destroyed by the bombardments, as revealed by a defence intelligence source

A hospital and other healthcare facilities in the Sambisa forest where wounded and sick terrorists and their family members are treated have been bombarded by Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets.

According to The Nation, the hospital located at the ‘Somalia’ area of the Sambisa forest was razed by the air component of the Operation Hadin Kai, following credible intelligence.

Nigerian Military, Sambisa forest, ISWAP terrorists, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets
Earlier, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the service chiefs to take the battle to the doorstep of the terrorists. Photo credit: Buhari Sallau
Source: Twitter

Terrorists killed

Many of the terrorists were said to have been killed in the air interdiction.

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The attack at the Sambisa forest was followed by a coordinated bombardment of identified terrorists enclaves across the Northeast, Daily Nigerian report added.

A military source said intensive air and ground operations have persisted unabated across all the joint operating theatres interdiction, “despite the challenges that weather, as occasioned by rainstorms and low clouds, has continued to pose to the Nigerian military”.

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Department of State Services (DSS) Officers invaded the Kaduna residence of arrested terrorists’ negotiator, Tukur Mamu, in the early hours of Thursday, September 8.

Daily Trust reports that a witness said the operatives came in about 20 vehicles for the operation.

The witness said:

“They ransacked the house and carted away documents, phones and laptops. Those in the house were ordered to sign a document which they did not read before the officers took it back."

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Group applauds Nigerian military earlier reported that the Northern Youth Network (NYN) commended the Nigerian Armed Forces for recording renewed success in the war against terrorism and banditry in recent times in Sokoto, Borno, Zamfara, Kaduna and other states in northern Nigeria.

A spokesman for the NYN, Mallan Abdulrahman Ahmed, on Wednesday, December 29, particularly commended the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) for properly coordinating intelligence and sharing same with the armed forces.

He said the routine operation of the DIA has led to precision in the ground operations and airstrikes by the air component of Operation Hadin Kai.


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