Terrorists Killed in Borno as Military Intensifies Air Strikes

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole yesterday neutralized several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in Borno State.

It also destroyed some structures belonging to the terrorists at Tsilala, near Kaza, in the Dikwa general area, according to the Defence Headquarters (DHQ).

A statement by Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said the intensive air interdiction missions conducted was part of the subsidiary Operation Wutar Tabki.

Enenche, Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations (DMO), added that the air strikes were executed after aerial surveillance missions showed significant number of terrorists and logistics items at the location.

“The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships dispatched by the Air Task Force took turns in engaging the location scoring accurate hits in the target area, resulting in the neutralization of several BHTs as well as the destruction of some of their structures,” he said.

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