The Defence Headquarters has said that the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Boko Haram’s structures at Warshale in Borno State. Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, in a statement on Monday, also informed that several Boko Haram fighters were killed in the airstrikes. Enenche said that the operation was executed on 27th June as part of a subsidiary Operation LONG REACH after credible intelligence reports. The NAF jets scored devastating hits in their multiple waves of attacks resulting in the destruction of several structures in the settlement as well as the neutralization of some of the terrorists.
“The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, commends the ATF for their dedication and professionalism. The Defence Headquarters equally urges them to intensify the air offensive against the terrorists and all other criminal elements threatening the peace and security of our beloved country,” he said.