On Friday, October 18, some Boko Haram terrorists were killed in a
bombardment of their meeting venue by the Air Task Force (ATF) of the
operation ‘Lafiya Dole’.
The bombardment was in Ngoske at the
fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State. The Nigerian Air Force
(NAF) said the attack was executed, following successive days of
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.
NAF said the ISR was aimed at identifying locations housing the Boko Haram leadership as well as their positions.
statement issued by the director, Public Relations and Information, of
the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, to this effect
noted: “Intelligence derived from the ISR missions led to the
designation of two buildings within Ngoske that served as assembly areas
for the terrorists from where they launch attacks against troops
positions and innocent civilians.