Ajiri: Troops Foil Attack as Gunships Kill B’Haram Fighters
The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole in aggressive aerial raids have eliminated scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs).
The ATF troops, according to a statement by the Defence Media Operation (DMO) Coordinator, John Enenche, also destroyed two gun trucks, during their offensive onslaught operation at Ajiri, in Borno State.
“This was achieved on the night of 19 December 2020 sequel to reports that the terrorists, in about 7 gun trucks, had attempted to breach Ajiri, a settlement in Mafa Local Government Area of the State,” the statement by Enenche, a Major General says.
It then added: “Accordingly, the Air Task Force dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter gunships to engage the BHTs. The NAF gunships delivered accurate hits, destroying 2 of the gun trucks and neutralizing several terrorists.”