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{Video} Several dead as Fighter jets bomb B/Haram center in Sambisa

The Defence Headquarters has said that troops of Air Task Force, Operation LAFIYA DOLE have destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists’ Tactical Command center and killed some of their fighters at Yuwe in the Sambisa Forest axis of Borno State.

Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

Enenche disclosed that the operation was carried out on June 17 following series of adequate Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions that saw high presence of Boko Haram terrorists in the area.

The statement read: “The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists’ Tactical Command Centre and neutralized some of their fighters at Yuwe in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State”.


“Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets dispatched by the ATF to take out the Command Centre took turns in attacking the location scoring accurate hits, leading to the destruction of the Centre and surrounding structures as well as the neutralization of several fighters”.

In his closing remark, he said that, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has praised the Air Task Force (ATF) for their dedication and professionalism in the course of carrying out their duties.

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