By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation HAIL STORM 2 neutralized several Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) and destroyed their hideouts at Maima and Tusuye, settlements near Warshale and Tongule along the Dikwa-Rann axis of Borno State.
The military in a statement issued at the weekend by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, said the feat of
1 October 2020, was achieved sequel to credible Human Intelligence reports as well as series of aerial surveillance missions, which indicated that the locations were being used as rendezvous points by the BHTs.
“Accordingly, the ATF dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships to engage the 2 locations. The attack aircraft scored devastating hits in the target areas, destroying some structures and neutralizing several of the terrorists.”