The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE under a subsidiary Operation HAIL STORM 2 on Friday killed scores of Boko haram terrorists during a night air strikes at Tongule and daylight raids at Bone and Isari B Musa in Borno state.
The night air strike was executed at Tongule by an helicopter gunship after surveillance missions had revealed consistent assemblage of terrorists in the area at night, according to Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche.
He said the attack at Bone was executed theough a force package of NAF fighter jets and helicopter gunships “after credible intelligence reports established that the location served as a staging area from where the terrorists launch attacks.”
“At Isari B Musa several terrorists, who were observed both within and in bushes surrounding the settlement, were taken out as the NAF attack aircraft took turns in engaging the target area, ” Enenche said.
He said the terrorists’ camps we’re destroyed in the stacks.
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