Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in a recent operation has reportedly recorded a success after ravaging two hideouts belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Muktu in Northern Borno.
According to the report which was confirmed to newsmen on Thursday, March 26 by the Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, the OPLD troops their recent mission on Wednesday, March 25, destroyed two locations where the terrorist are allegedly keeping their logistics.
Onyeuko while speaking with the NAN at the defence headquarters revealed that the success was recorded after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) flights indicated that the ISWAP elements were making use of two hiding locations within the settlement to store their logistics and train their fighters.
He said, “Accordingly, the theatre command of OPLD, dispatched its fighter jets to engage the identified compounds, scoring accurate hits leading to the destruction of the structures as well as the neutralization of their occupants.
“The Armed Forces of Nigeria, in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East, will continue to sustain the offensive against the enemies of our Nation,” Onyeuko added.
Meanwhile, Chadian President, Idriss Deby confirmed in a report on Tuesday that Boko Haram terrorist has ravaged dozens of vehicles and stole weapons in a recent attack in Boma, Lac Province, leaving dead no less than 92 soldiers at the border between Niger and Nigeria.