Troops of Op Whirl Punch neutralizes terrorist kingpin, his fighters in Kaduna


By Joy Odor

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that the Air Component of Operation WHIRL PUNCH has killed a terrorist kingpin, Ali Dogo, AKA Yellow in an air strike at Yadi in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State based on credible intelligence.

During the air strikes, Ali Dogo, AKA Yellow alongside his fighters were neutralized in a building they were said to be hosting a meeting.

The Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Defence Headquarters, Major General MUSA DANMADAMI made the disclosure in a press statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

He said Yellow and his fighters were said to had relocated to Kaduna State following continued bombardment on his location in Niger State.

Similarly, on the same day, following intelligence of some terrorist leaders and their foot soldiers convergence under tree covers for a meeting in the Northwest of Mando, Kaduna State, the Air Component also bombarded the location neutralizing scores of terrorists leaders and foot soldiers.

The military high Command has commended troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH and encouraged the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.

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