NAF fighter aircraft neutralises Boko Haram terrorists in Tongule village (viddeo)

NAF fighter aircraft neutralises Boko Haram terrorists in Tongule village (viddeo)

- The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, successfully conducted a massive attack in Borno state

- The operation was conducted on Sunday, July 29, at Tongule Village, 9km southwest of Dikwa in Borno

- The successful air strikes were sequel to a credible intelligence that several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) were massing up at the location

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has successfully conducted a massive attack on Tongule village in Borno state.

NAF’s director of public relations and information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday, July 30, issued in Abuja, said that the operation was conducted on Sunday, July 29.

Read the statement below:

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole, on 29 July 2018, successfully conducted a massive attack on Tongule Village, 9km South West of Dikwa in BORNO State.

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The successful air strikes were sequel to a credible intelligence that several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) were massing up at the location, having occupied the entire village.

Consequently, the mission was immediately planned and executed to prevent the BHTs from carrying out attacks against troops’ locations in the general area.

Upon receiving the intelligence, the ATF scrambled NAF Alpha Jet aircraft and Mi-35M helicopter gunships, which subsequently attacked structures occupied by BHT elements in the location with bombs rockets and canons, in quick succession.

Watch the video below:

As a result of the air strikes, several BHTs were neutralised in the village while a few survivors, seen fleeing the location, were taken out in subsequent follow-up attacks.

There was also intensive damage to the settlement as captured by the NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform.

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NAIJ.com previously reported that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE successfully neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Bulagalaye and Kwakwa, both in Borno state, through successful air strikes.

NAF’s director of public relations and information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, who confirmed this in a statement on Friday, July 20, in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Sunday, July 15.

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