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Published On: Thu, Sep 3rd, 2020

Military Air strike kills several ISWAP fighters, destroy facility in Borno

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By Tobias Lengnan Dapam

The Nigerian Military said its 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 military said the operation was in continuation of the sustained offensive against criminal elements in the North East of the Country.
A statement issued yesterday by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator Defence Media Operations,
Defence Headquarters, said the air strike was executed on 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 statement said the identified locations within the settlement were 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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