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Airstrikes disrupt Boko Haram assembly, kill scores of fighters at Mainyakare, Borno ~ TheNigerian Information

By Lawrence Audu

The Air Activity Power (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has obliterated a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) assembly venue, together with different constructions, and killed a number of of their fighters at Mainyakare on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.

The air interdiction mission in line with the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Main Common John Enenche was executed yesterday, 2 July 2020, to mark the launch of subsidiary Operation LONG REACH II, after sequence of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions had established {that a} outstanding constructing in the midst of the settlement was getting used as a gathering venue, the place the terrorists plan and launch assaults in addition to home a few of their fighters.

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“Consequently, the ATF dispatched a power package deal of Nigerian Air Power (NAF) fighter jets to assault the placement. The primary jet within the first wave of assault recorded a precision bomb strike on the designated goal, fully destroying it.

“Different compounds, which had been additionally designated for destruction, had been taken out by subsequent passes of the NAF fighter jets. Lots of the BHTs had been additionally killed on account of the air strikes.” Common Enenche added .

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Reacting to the event, the Chief of the Air Employees, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who’s in Maiduguri to personally oversee the conduct of Operation LONG REACH II, has counseled the ATF for his or her dedication, dexterity and professionalism.

 

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