The Nigerian Air Force, NAF says its Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised scores of Boko Haram terrorists, and destroyed their hideout at Bula Korege on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno state.

NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola
NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola

A statement by NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said the operation was conducted on Friday.

It further said that the air strikes conducted by the air task force was part of an ongoing mission code-named Operation Green Sweep-three which targets is to identify terrorists’ positions in Borno state.

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NAF explained that the target was designated for attack based on credible intelligence reports, which were further corroborated by series of Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions.