Military airstrikes destroy terrorists’ vehicles, eliminate several fighters in Borno



Chimezie Godfrey
In continuation of the intensive air operations rid the North East of the country of terrorist elements, the Air Task Force of Operation has destroyed some Boko Haram terrorists’ vehicles and eliminated several of their fighters along the Jakana axis of Borno State.
This was disclosed on Friday the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters Abuja, Maj. Gen. John Enenche.
Enenche revealed that the successful attack on the terrorists was achieved through executed on 13 January 2021.
According him, this was preceded intelligence that revealed that the terrorists conducting another logistics movement through the Jakana-Mainok axis of the State.
He said,”A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft dispatched the area subsequently spotted the BHTs’ vehicles a location South of Jakana.
“Accordingly, the Air Task Force scrambled NAF helicopter gunships to engage the convoy in successive waves of attack, delivering accurate hits in the target area which resulted in the destruction of 2 BHT vehicles.
“Several of the terrorists also eliminated while of the logistics vehicles was seen overturned.”
Enenche assured that the Armed Forces of will not relent until all enemies of the nation are neutralised and normalcy is restored to all troubled zones of the country.