The Air Job Drive of Operation Lafiya Dole has hit Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ hideouts and killed a number of fighters within the Lake Chad, and Sambisa forest in Borno.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, stated this in a press release on Friday.
The strikes had been launched beneath a subsidiary operation tagged ‘’Operation Hail Storm’’.
One of many targets was positioned at Bula Sabo on the fringes of the Sambisa forest, recognized as a settlement used as dwelling place by some terrorist commanders.
Nigerian Air Drive (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships meted devastating hits on the goal buildings, together with a logistics facility.
“In the identical vein, Dole, which is positioned within the Yale-Kokiwa axis close to Dikwa, was focused as a result of the settlement was being utilized by the terrorists as a venue to plan and launch assaults towards places within the surrounding areas.”
Enenche added that the NAF assault plane equally engaged the situation, inflicting heavy injury on the insurgents’ buildings and neutralising a number of fighters.