The Nigerian Air Force, NAF jets under Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai carried out the operation, killing Amir Buba Danfulani, an Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP commander and five other top members of the sect in Sambisa axis.
The deceased are Musa Amir Jaish, Mahd Maluma, Abu-Ubaida, Abu-Hamza and Abu-Nura Umarun Leni. Danfulani recruited, indoctrinated Fulanis/herdsmen and coordinated deployment of spies, as well as tax collectors.
An intelligence mission identified active terrorists’ training camps at Tumbun Kaiyowa and Tumbun Allura.
Reports say they were also used as base for firing projectiles against Nigerian Army locations in Mallam Fatori in Borno state.
It was also learnt that the aircraft dropped bombs on the targets at Tumbun Kaiyowa, rockets, cannon at Tumbun Allura and kille the fleeing terrorists.
Similar operation was conducted at Parisu and Njimia, within Sambisa Forest, where three different aircrafts bombarded the targets.