Troops Destroy Boko Haram Facility, Neutralize Several Fighters In Borno


The Air Task Force of Operation Lafia Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) logistics storage facility and neutralized several of their fighters at Yamud along the Gulumba Gana-Kumshe axis of Borno State.

In a press statement issued by the Coordinator, Defense Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, at the Defense Headquarters in Abuja, the operation was executed yesterday, 11 August, following credible intelligence reports which indicated that the settlement was one of the locations where the terrorists store their logistics equipment, and assemble to launch attacks.

Series of follow-up aerial surveillance missions also showed a significant number of terrorists within the settlement, in which was identified some compounds that served as the terrorists’ storage facilities and meeting venues.

Accordingly, the Air Task Force detailed its fighter jets to attack the location, scoring accurate hits, which led to the destruction of the designated target structures, as well as the neutralization of several of the terrorists.

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