- Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) meeting venue at Jabullam
- The attack was carried out following credible human intelligence reports
- This was disclosed by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF director of public relations and information
The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) meeting venue at Jabullam in Northern Borno.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF director of public relations and information, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, October 1, in Abuja.
He explained that the attack was carried out following credible human intelligence reports indicating that some buildings within the settlement were being used for meetings attended by BHT leaders.
”Accordingly, following confirmatory Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions which identified the target building and surrounding structures,
”The ATF detailed a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft, which attacked the location and recorded direct hits on the target leading to the obliteration of the building and neutralization of the BHT occupants,” he said.
Daramola said that the NAF, working in concert with surface forces, would sustain the momentum of operations, to destroy remnants of the terrorists in the fringes of Lake Chad and other areas in Northern Borno.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar instituted an air crash investigation to determine the remote and immediate causes behind the ill fated crash of the military jet that claimed the life of one pilot.
This was disclosed in statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the director of public relations and information headquarters f the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday, September 28.
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