Military airstrikes inflict heavy casualties on Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa 



By Chimezie Godfrey
The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in the Forest area of Borno State and taken their hideouts in Alagarno, a compound housing some high- BHT leaders.
The compound, concealed under thick vegetation and located 2.3Km North East of Kafa, was being used by the terrorists to coordinate their nefarious activities.
This was disclosed by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters Abuja, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche.
Gen. Enenche revealed that the destruction of the locations was achieved multiple airstrikes executed on 6 January 2021 as the ATF dispatched appropriate packages of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter and helicopters to engage the target in the day and night raids.
According to him, the Boko Haram terrorists were spotted under the dense vegetation of the locations and the NAF aircraft took turns in engaging the targets, neutralizing several of them.
He assured that the Armed Forces of Nigeria not relent until all enemies of the nation are neutralized and normalcy is restored to all troubled zones.