Saturday, 17 November 2018
Nigerian Air force destroyed Boko-Haram Headquarters in Borno
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF, for the abbreviation in English) said that the Air Force Task Force (ATF) Operation Lafiya Dole has an old tactical headquarters of Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) in Sabon Tumbun on the Chad Lake Green destroyed fringes.
Director of Public Relations and Information NAF, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, announced this in a statement to the NAN ob Friday in Abuja.
According to Daramola, the operation was performed on Thursday.
"When Operation Sweep Green day two occurred on November 15, the Air Task Force (ATF) Operation Lafiya DOLE conducted air strikes that led to the destruction of an old tactical headquarters of the Al-Barnawi faction Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) sect of Sabon Tumbun in the green edge of Lake Chad ".
Daramola said the attack was conducted according to credible reports of human intelligence which showed that BHT were regrouping into a group of buildings in the middle of the settlement.
"Consequently, after reconnaissance missions Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), the ATF detailed Alpha Jet aircraft to attack the settlement with social direct hits on the target.
"The attack led to the destruction of the identified buildings and neutralization of the occupants of BHT," he said.