The Nigerian Air Drive says the Air Job Drive (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has performed a profitable assault on a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs) Hideout in Daban Masara in Borno State.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Data, who disclosed this in a press release on Saturday in Abuja, mentioned that the operation was carried out on Friday.
“The surgical air strikes have been performed on the energy of credible intelligence which indicated that remnants of BHTs on the Lake Chad Islands have been hiding out in settlements on the Southern a part of the lake, together with Daban Masara, and have been amassing in some buildings for a gathering. An air interdiction mission was due to this fact deliberate and executed to destroy 2 out of the inexperienced roofed buildings inside Daban Masara that have been recognized as BHT rendezvous factors. Upon receiving the intelligence, the ATF dispatched a NAF Alpha Jet plane, together with an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform, to assault the two buildings the place the BHTs have been gathered with bombs”.
“Overhead the world of curiosity, the Alpha Jet efficiently launched its bombs on the targets in successive strikes resulting in huge destruction of the goal buildings in addition to the neutralisation of a number of BHTs,” he mentioned.