Military Jets Bombard Sambisa Kills Many Terrorists’


By Lazarus Zakaa

The Armed Forces of Nigeria, under the auspices of the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has kills Many terrorists in Parisu airstrike as part of the coordinated air onslaught against terrorists’ locations in Borno State.

The attack was also in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North Eastern part of the country.

A statement by Acting Director Defence Media Operations
Defence Headquarters, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko said the latest of these attacks was executed at Parisu, a Boko Haram Terrorists’ hideout, within the Sambisa Forest after series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions revealed a resurgence of activities within the settlement.

“Fighter jets dispatched by the Air Task Force to attack the hideout took turns in engaging the location, resulting in the destruction of some of the structures as well as the killing of several terrorists. Other fighters, who attempted to reposition themselves in order to engage the attack aircraft, were taken out in follow-on strikes at their hiding places under shrubbery,” the statement reveals.

The Acting Director added that the Armed Forces of Nigeria, working in synergy with other security agencies and stakeholders, will sustain the tempo of offensive action against all elements inimical to the peace and security of Nigeria

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