Boko Haram insurgents killed in Borno


One of the fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) attacked a gathering of Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists in the Tumbun Sale and Tumbun Allura areas of Lake Chad in Borno State, killing ‘scores’ of the insurgents.

This was confirmed by the NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said on Monday that the operation was carried out by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole.

Ibikunle noted that the operation took place on Friday on the heels of intelligence reports indicating the presence of ISWAP fighters along with “some vehicles and logistics support items well camouflaged under the dense vegetation within the settlements”.

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