The Military disclosed on Wednesday that fighter aircraft of it’s Air Task Force fighting insurgency in the North East eliminated several ISWAP terrorists and destroyed compounds housing them at Kaza along the Gulumba Gana – Kumshe axis of Borno State.
A statement by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche made the disclosure in Abuja.
He said, “In continuation of the sustained offensive against criminal elements in the North East of the Country, the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and destroyed compounds housing them at Kaza along the Gulumba Gana – Kumshe axis of Borno State.
‘The air strike was executed on Tuesday 1 September 2020 following credible Human Intelligence reports as well as confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions indicating a resurgence of terrorists’ activities in the settlement.
“The identified locations within the settlement were therefore attacked by fighter jets and helicopter gunships dispatched by the Air Task Force, resulting in the destruction of the structures and the neutralization of some of the ISWAP fighters.
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