A coordinated ground and aerial strike by the Nigerian military has resulted in the killing of 28 terrorists affiliated to the Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) and their collaborators.
They insurgents were neutralised at Daban Masara in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State last Sunday.
Intelligence sources told PRNigeria that the intelligence-led airstrike coordinated by the Air Task Force Command resulted in the killing of more than 20 ISWAP collaborators delivering some logistics items to ISWAP terrorists.
Daban Masara is located deep in the North of Lake Chad forest, about two-hour drive to Kukawa town.
According to a military source, the location was an area administered by ISWAP terrorists.
it had also served as a meeting point where weapons, fuel, food items, motorcycles and other logistics are delivered to the terrorists.
“The location has no residents or households and fishing has been banned in the area. It harbours only the terrorists, their allies and workers in the fishing business.
“Some of the ISWAP fighters at the location were placed on standby, and were only awaiting directive from the leadership of their ISWAP to launch ambush attacks against troops of the NA,” he said.