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Nigerian Air Force Destroys ISWAP hideout In Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout and neutralised some insurgents’ fighters at Mina along the Gulumba Gana-Kumshe Axis in northern part of Borno.Air Commodore, Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement  in Abuja.

Daramola explained that the mission, executed on March 4 as part of the ongoing Operation “DECISIVE EDGE”, was undertaken after a NAF Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft spotted the terrorists assembling in the vicinity of some compounds within the settlement.

“The NAF, in furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East and operating in concert with surface forces, would continue to carry out air interdiction missions against the enemies of our nation,” he said.

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