ATF of Operation Lafiya Dole neutralizes several BHTs in Borno

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By Joy Odor

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and destroyed some of their structures at Tsilala near Kaza in the Dikwa general area of Borno State.

The Coordinator, Defence Media OPERATIONEUTRALIZE, Defence Headquarters, Major GeneralJOHN ENENCHE disclosed this to newsmen in a press statement on Monday in Abuja.

He said this is in continuation of the intensive air interdiction missions being conducted as part of subsidiary Operation WUTAR TABKI executed on 18 October 2020 after aerial surveillance missions  which showed significant number of terrorists and logistics items at the location.

Gen. Enenche noted that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships dispatched by the Air Task Force took turns in engaging the location scoring accurate hits in the target area, resulting in the neutralization of several BHTs as well as the destruction of some of their structures.

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