By Emmanuel Iorbee, Abuja
The Armed Forces of Nigeria has destroyed structures belonging to elements of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in an air strikes conducted at Muktu in the northern part of Borno State.
The mission according to a press release was executed by the Air Component of the Operation LAFIYA DOLE yesterday, 25 March 2020, as part of the ongoing subsidiary Operation DECISIVE EDGE.
According to the release an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) flights indicated that the ISWAP elements were using some compounds in 2 locations within the settlement to store their logistics as well as train their fighters, the Operation LAFIYA DOLE dispatched its fighter jets that identified the compounds and had accurate hits leading to the destruction of its structures as well as neutralising its occupants.
The Forces, in furtherance of it objective of restoring peace and security in the Northeast, will continue to sustain the operation against the enemies of our Nation they said.