Air Component North East of Joint Task Force Operation Hadin Kai has killed more than 100 Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP)terrorists in another deadly air raid in the northeastern Borno state, Military sources confirmed to Zagazola Makama on Saturday.
Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, that the airstrike was conducted on Oct. 13, 2023 when the terrorists were meeting in the forest at Bukar Mairam in Marte Local Government Area of the state.
He said that the insurgents were neutralized in a precise, intelligence-led air strike carried out by the Air Component command, after surveillance that detected a large gathering of terrorists at the enclave.
“The ISR platform sighted a massive movement of the insurgents moving toward a location suspected to be a meeting point of the terrorists. The strikes were successful, scoring devastating hits in the terrorists position.
“The terrorists converged in the area to plan night attacks against their own troops’ locations,”said the sources.
Recall that, in recent times, aerial bombardments conducted by the Nigerian Air Force and aggressive clearance operations by ground troops have led to the annihilation of scores of Bandits and ISWAP terrorists in northeast and northwest regions.
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