By Chuks Oyema-Aziken
Several number of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in Yobe State by the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
Major General John Enenche
Coordinator Defence Media Operations
Defence Headquarters, said in a statement that the attack on 18 May 2020, also led to the destruction of 2 of their gun trucks on the outskirts of Dapchi Town in Yobe State.
He said the air operation was conducted following reports that BHT/ISWAP terrorists, in about 5 vehicles, had launched an attack on the Town.
“A Helicopter Gunship was scrambled to engage the terrorists and scored direct hits on their vehicles, destroying 2 of them and killing the occupants.
“The Chief of the Air Staff commends the Air Task Force for their professionalism and directs them to remain resolute towards eradicating the the terrorists from the North East.”