Air Force kills several Boko Haram fighters in Borno


The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLEsays it has neutralised several Boko Haram fighters in an airstrike ona building used as a meeting venue by the sect in Ngoske on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.

According to a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigeria Air Force, Ibikunle Daramola, the attack was executed today, 18 October 2019, following successive days of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, which were aimed at identifying locations housing the BHTs’ leadership as well as their rendezvous positions.

Daramola in the statement explained that Intelligence derived from the ISR missions led to the designation of 2 buildings within Ngoske that served as assembly areas for the terrorists from where they launch attacks against own troops positions and innocent civilians.

The force has pledged to sustain the onslaught “to completely destroy all remnants of the terrorists in the Northeast”.

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