Airstrikes conducted by fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, have killed 24 terrorists of the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP.
Dandal KURA Radio gathered that the attack took place on Sunday, at Tumbun Hamma, one of the identified locations for ISWAP training camps in Lake Chad.
The terrorists who were eliminated, a defense intelligence source indicates they were undergoing weapon handling and Improvised Explosive Devise, IED, training at the location for six (6) consecutive days.
In a related development, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft under the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have carried out series of air strikes on terrorists’ locations in the Tumbuns near Lake Chad.
These were part of retaliatory air strikes on terrorists after their attempted attack on a Nigerian Army location in Mallam Fatori.
According to a military source, intelligence had revealed that terrorists were infiltrating into Mallam Fatori from Tumbun Fulani, and they had with them 4 gun trucks, several support weapons, and other technicals.