Nigerian military bombs more Boko Haram hideouts

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Nigerian military has announced that it conducted additional air interdiction missions against Haram at the weekend.

General John Enenche, Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, in a statement on Sunday, said the Air of Operation LAFIYA DOLE took out many hideouts.

 He noted that a number of terrorists were eliminated at Kote Kura and Bulama Isamari, both in Borno State.
Fighter jets and helicopter gunships flew to the area on credible intelligence about recently established Haram camps.

Enenche disclosed that the sect used the locations to stow weapons, equipment, and launch attacks.
“Overhead Kote Kura, a settlement in Bama area, NAF aircraft engaged scores of terrorists, leading to the neutralization of several of them as well as the destruction of structures and logistics stores”, he said.

 At Bulama Isamari, within the Timbuktu Traingle, NAF aircraft took turns engaging the target.
The statement added that accurate resulted in the neutralisation of insurgents.