NAF neutralises ISWAP terrorists in Borno



By Lesley Muosowo Otu

The Defence Headquarters, says the Air Task of Operation Lafiya, neutralised some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters.

A statement by the Spokesperson, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, issued said the operation took place at Korollam on the fringes of Lake Chad Borno.

According to him, the operation was conducted based on intelligence reports that some of the ISWAP leaders and fighters had converged for a meeting. 

“Accordingly, Nigerian Air (NAF) fighter jets and surveillance were scrambled to attack the location.

“Overhead the target area, the terrorists were seen moving towards the edges of the settlement and were engaged, leading to neutralization of of them. 

“The few survivors were taken out subsequent passes as the jets strafed the area”, the statement read.