Military decimates another ISWAP training camp in Borno – DHQ



The Defence Headquartres says the sustained air strikes against ’ elements in the North East have destroyed another of Islamic States of Province (ISWAP) in Borno.

The Coordinator, Defence Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Wednesday in .

Enenche said the ISWAP training that was destroyed was located at Tumbun Barorowa fringes of Lake Chad in Borno.

He said the air strikes were conducted by the Air Component of Operation under subsidiary ‘Operation Wutar Tabki’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enenche said the air interdiction mission was undertaken on Oct. 19, sequel to credible Human Intelligence (HUMINT) reports which indicated that the settlement served as venue training of ISWAP .

“Confirmatory aerial surveillance missions also led to the identification of some structures under dense vegetation the settlement where the store their small arms and logistics supplies.

“Consequently, the Air Task Force dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships, whose barrage of bombs and rockets hit the target structures, some of which were seen engulfed in flames with thick black smoke.

“Several ISWAP , who were observed firing at the attack aircraft, were also neutralised in the process,” he said. (NAN)