The Nigerian military has claimed victory over Boko Haram terrorist group as it announced the detonation of bombs in another hideout.
The troops said it eliminated a number of terrorists in an additional air interdiction missions against Boko Haram during the last the weekend.
Naija News understands that the development was announced by Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, in a statement on Sunday, January 3, 2021.
Enenche noted that the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE destroyed many hideouts of the terrorists at Kote Kura and Bulama Isamari, both in Borno State. According to the army general, “fighter jets and helicopter gunships flew to the area on credible intelligence about recently established Boko Haram camps.”
He said: “Overhead Kote Kura, a settlement in Bama area, NAF attack aircraft engaged scores of terrorists, leading to the neutralization of several of them as well as the destruction of structures and logistics stores,”
Enenche revealed that the dreaded sect used the locations to stow weapons, equipment, and launch attacks. However, at Bulama Isamari, within the Timbuktu Triangle, NAF aircraft took turns engaging the target.
Meanwhile, no fewer than eleven casualties were reportedly recorded in a clash between farmers and nomadic herders in the southeast of Chad during the last weekend.
Watch below evidence of the bombing on the terrorist’s hideout as shared by the Nigerian Army.
Naija News reports that about 10 people sustained severe injuries while 11 were murdered in the fight that took place on Friday and Saturday in Salamat province.