Air Task force operation lafiya Dole troops has neutralized members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province ISWAP terrorists and destroyed compounds at Kaza along the Gulumba Gana –Kumshe axis of Borno State.
This was in a statement by Major General John Enenche Coordinator Defence Media Operations Defence Headquarters and made available to Journalists.
In continuation of the sustained offensive against criminal elements in the North East of the Country, the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has eliminated some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists.
Enenche air strike was executed on 1st September 2020 following credible Human Intelligence reports as well as confirmatory Intelligence,Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions indicating a resurgence of terrorists’ activities in the settlement.
Enenche noted that the identified locations within the settlement were therefore attacked by fighter jets and helicopter gunships dispatched by the Air Task Force, which resulted in destruction of the structures and the neutralization of some of the ISWAP fighters.