The Air Process Power (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram terrorists of their hideouts alongside the Jakana axis in Borno State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this in a press release on Friday.
Enenche reported that the operation was executed on 13 January 2021, following intelligence stories.
The assertion learn: “In continuation of the intensive air operations to rid the North East of the nation of terrorist components, the Air Process Power of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) automobiles and eradicated a number of of their fighters alongside the Jakana axis of Borno State.
“This was achieved via airstrikes executed on 13 January 2021 after intelligence stories revealed that the BHTs have been conducting one other logistics motion via the Jakana-Mainok axis of the state.
“A Nigerian Air Power (NAF) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) plane dispatched to the realm subsequently noticed the BHTs’ automobiles at a location South of Jakana.
“Accordingly, the Air Process Power scrambled NAF helicopter gunships to interact the convoy in successive waves of assault, delivering correct hits within the goal space, which resulted within the destruction of two BHT automobiles. A number of of the terrorists have been additionally eradicated whereas one of many logistics automobiles was seen overturned.”
OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE: AIR TASK FORCE
TAKES OUT MORE TERRORISTS’ LOGISTICS VEHICLES, MOWS DOWN SEVERAL INSURGENTS ALONG JAKANA AXIS IN BORNO STATE https://t.co/Tlmn6v2fNZ pic.twitter.com/8mMT5yL8vU
— DEFENCE HQ NIGERIA (@DefenceInfoNG) January 15, 2021
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