NAF Destroys Boko Haram Structures, Logistics Facilities at Garin, Maloma, Parisu in Borno State.

Nigerian Air Force Jet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), through the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) structures and logistics facilities at Garin Maloma and Parisu in the Sambisa Forest general area of Borno State.

The air strikes were executed on 23 and 24 February 2020 as part of the ongoing Operation RATTLE SNAKE 3 based on credible intelligence reports indicating that elements of the BHTs that carried out the attack on Garkida in Adamawa State originated from camps within the Sambisa Forest.

Making these known in a press statement, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said that consequently, the ATF dispatched its attack aircraft to engage both locations, destroying several structures housing the terrorists as well as some of their logistics stores, which were seen engulfed in flames.

He added that the NAF, operating in concert with surface forces, will sustain its air campaign to shape the battlespace in the Northeast for the effective conduct of further ground and air operations.

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