VIDEO: Nigerian Military Destroys Terrorists’ Hideout in Northern Borno

Nigerian Air Force Jet

The Armed Forces of Nigeria has destroyed some structures belonging to elements of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in airstrikes conducted at Muktu in the Northern part of Borno State.

The mission was executed by the Air Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, as part of the ongoing subsidiary Operation DECISIVE EDGE, after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) flights indicated that the ISWAP elements were using some compounds in two locations within the settlement to store their logistics as well as train their fighters.

In a statement obtained by The Sight News, the Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, noted that Operation LAFIYA DOLE dispatched its fighter jets to engage the identified compounds, scoring accurate hits leading to the destruction of the structures as well as the neutralization of their occupants.

He added that the Armed Forces of Nigeria, in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East, will continue to sustain the offensive against the enemies of our Nation.

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