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Again Air Task Force Troops neutralise BH terrorists, destroy gun trucks


Again Air Task Force Troops neutralise BH terrorists, destroy gun trucks

By Ahmed Ahmed

Air Task Force troops Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralized several Boko Haram terrorists and destroyed their gun trucks in Minok Borno state in North East Nigeria.

Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator Defence Media Operations Defence Headquarters disclosed this in a statement made available to Journalists on Wednesday in Abuja

“The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya AFIYA DOLE has dealt another blow on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) operating in the North East of the Country.

“With the destruction of no fewer than 3 gun trucks and neutralization of several insurgents at Mainok in Borno State,” he said.

According to him, the air operation was executed yesterday, 12 January 2021, sequel to intelligence reports indicating that the terrorists, in several gun trucks, were traversing the Jakana-Mainok axis of the State.

He explained that the Air Task Force scrambled NAF helicopter gunships to engage the convoy of Boko Haram gun trucks and logistics vehicles.

“The helicopters delivered accurate hits in the target area, resulting in the destruction of 3 of the terrorists vehicles, some of which were seen engulfed in flames. Several of the terrorists were also eliminated in the process.

Major General Enenche said the Armed Forces of Nigeria would not relent until all enemies of the nation were neutralised and normalcy was restored to all troubled zones of the country.

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