Military Jets kill Scores of ISWAP Fighters, as Troops Sustains Onslaught on Terrorists In Borno State


By Lazarus Zakaa

The Armed Forces of Nigeria says it’s Air Strike Troops of Operation Lafia Dole in it continue onslaught against the terrorists groups, has destroyed scores of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Kolloram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State.

The Defence Headquarter disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, the Armed Forces said, the operation was conducted based on credible intelligence reports indicating that some of the ISWAP leaders and fighters had converged in the settlement for a meeting.

Maj. Gen. Enenche disclosed further that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and surveillance aircraft were scrambled to attack the location. Saying, overhead the target area, the terrorists were seen moving towards the edges of the settlement and were engaged, leading to neutralization of several of them.

He further said that the few survivors were taken out in subsequent passes as the jets strafed the area.

The DMOs also said the Armed Forces of Nigeria, in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East, would continue to intensify offensive operations against the enemies of our Nation.

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