Just In: NAF Two Super Tukano Bomb 3 Hideouts in Sambisa Forest, Neutralise 49 Boko Haram Terrorists

Atleast 49 Boko Haram terrorists otherwise known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, were killed when Two Super Tukano bombed three terrorists hideout in Sambisa forest, Borno State.

It was gathered that the multiple airstrikes was conducted by the Air Task Force, Operation Hadin Kai in August 30 and 31, 2022, at the terrorists camps of Gargash, Minna and Gazuwa, in Bama Local Government Area.

An Intelligence Officer told Zagazola Makama, A Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad that the Airstrike targeted a moving truck of the terrorists in Gargash killing all its occupants on Aug 30 2022.

The sources noted that combat aircraft took another turn attacking targets at another location given as Minna, scoring crucial hits on the hideouts leading to the neutralization of several Boko Haram fighters while others escaped with bullets wounds.

On August 31, another air strike was conducted in Gazuwa after Intelligence Surveillance revealed large presence of the fighters who were engaging in some sort of transactions.

The ATF, therefore, detailed its fighter jets to attack the two location, killing scores of the terrorist and destroying their equipment, some of which were seen engulfed in flames.

The sources said that about 29 terrorists were nutrialised in Gazuwa, one truck with four fighters killed in Gargash while 16 others fighters met their Waterloo in Minna.

The top Intelligence sources noted that the Air force, operating in concert with surface forces, will sustained its offensives against the terrorists in the North-East.

Recalled that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, charged Nigerian Air Force (NAF) operational Commanders to ‘show no mercy’ and ensure they employ maximum firepower against terrorists posing security threats in the country.

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