Scores of terrorists killed in massive airstrikes on hideouts in Borno, says DHQ




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By Sumaila Ogbaje

 

ABUJA – The Air Task Force of Lafiya Dole subsidiary ‘ Hail Storm 2’, has eliminated scores of terrorists in massive air strikes on their camps in Borno.

 

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

 

Enenche said the latest success the massive destruction of camps at Tongule on Sept. 24 as well as those at Bone and Isari B Musa on Sept. 25.

 

He explained that the air strike on Tongule undertaken after surveillance missions revealed continued of the terrorists within the settlement at nighttime.

 

According to him, the Air Task Force dispatched (NAF) gunships for a night on the location, with their barrage of rockets neutralising several of the terrorists.

 

“At Bone, a settlement along the Yale-Kumshe axis, on the other hand, attacked by a force package of NAF fighter jets and gunships after credible intelligence established that the location served as a staging area from where the terrorists attacks.

 

“The NAF aircraft engaged the location in multiple bomb and rocket runs, destroying several of their structures and neutralizing scores of terrorists.

 

“Similarly, at Isari B Musa several terrorists, who were observed both within and in bushes surrounding the settlement, were taken out as the NAF aircraft took turns in engaging the target area,” he said. (NAN)