By Lazarus Zakaa
The air bombardment of Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole in a subsidiary operation, Decisive Edge has killed many Boko Haram terrorist fighters at Ngoske in the fringes of Sambisa forest Borno State.
Acting Director Defence Media Operations
Defence Headquarters, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko in a statement also disclosed that the Armed Forces of Nigeria
destroyed another logistics base of the Boko Haram Terrorists in same location.
The success he said was achieved in an air raid conducted by the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole in a subsidiary operation, Decisive Edge.
“The air strikes were conducted following credible intelligence reports indicating existence of some structures within the settlements used by the terrorists to store their arms and other logistics items.
Accordingly, following confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, which showed significant activity in the settlement, Nigerian military fighter jets were dispatched to attack the location.
“The jets’ bombs and rockets recorded accurate hits on target leading to the destruction of the base as well as the neutralization of some Boko Haram fighters,” he disclosed.”
The statement added that Armed Forces of Nigeria, in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the Northeast, will continue to sustain the offensive against the enemies of Nigeria.