Defense Headquarters says Operation Lafiya Dole Air Task Force has killed several Boko Haram terrorists in an airstrike at their hideouts at Njimia and Dure in the Sambisa forest, Borno.
The Coordinator, Defense Media Operation, Major General. John Enenche said in a statement Thursday that the military had continued to record successes in its air campaigns against terrorists in the Northeast.
Enenche said the latest airstrike was carried out on Tuesday after a series of aerial surveillance missions showed a resurgence in terrorist activities at the two locations.
According to him, the air task force dispatched appropriate Nigerian Air Force (NAF) strike aircraft force packages to attack the locations.
“The NAF planes received devastating hits from their successive bombs and rockets, which resulted in the destruction of terrorist structures and the neutralization of several BHTs.
“The Nigerian Armed Forces will not give up until all enemies of the nation are neutralized and normality is restored in all conflict areas,” he said.
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