Home » Boko Haram, Borno, Headlines, State News » Scores killed as jets bombard ‘heart’ of Sambisa forest

Scores killed as jets bombard ‘heart’ of Sambisa forest

By Okodili Ndidi, Abuja

Boko Haram terrorists suspected to be responsible for recent attacks in parts of Borno and Adamawa States have been killed at the ‘S’ Region in the heart of the Sambisa forest.

The air interdiction conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, was carried out after series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, revealed that the terrorists responsible for recent attacks in Borno and Adamawa States had originated from the location.

According to a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations Major General John Enenche, “Air interdiction missions being conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have continued to deal decisive blows on terrorist elements in the North East of the Country.

Read Also: Boko Haram abducts 30 travellers on Borno/Yobe highway

“The latest of these was achieved yesterday, 28 December 2020, at the ‘S’ Region in the heart of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.

“The air strike, which was executed employing a force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets, was carried out after series of Intelligence; Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions revealed that the terrorists responsible for recent attacks in the Southern part of Borno and Northern part of Adamawa State had originated from the location.

“Accordingly, the NAF attack aircraft engaged the target area in successive passes, leading to the destruction of some of their structures and logistics stores, including a suspected anti-aircraft gun station as the terrorists fired at the NAF aircraft. Several insurgents were also neutralized in the process.”

-The Nation

Short URL: http://newnigerianpolitics.com/?p=58889

Posted by on Dec 29 2020. Filed under Boko Haram, Borno, Headlines, State News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Trump exit: I’m not interested in applying for fresh Green Card soon – Soyinka

Headlines

Sowore not leaving Kuje Prison quickly, court grants harsh bail conditions

Categories

With new Ohaneze leadership, Igbos ready to play politics beyond the Niger

Browse Africa & World Politics

Featuring Top 3/2056 of Africa & World Politics

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/1060 of National Politics

Dangote broke my heart in 1000 pieces: Atlanta babe Bea Lewis

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1442 of NNP Columnists

Pictures: Houston Based Nigerian doctor, Ben Okigbo, kills nurse wife and tried to strangle his 2 sons before hanging himself

Advertisements

--

FEATURED VIDEOS

2023 presidency: Ex-senators, others storm Alaafin, Olubadan’s palaces for Tinubu

ARCHIVES

December 2020
S M T W T F S
« Nov   Jan »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

© 2021 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes