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NAF Air strikes destroys ISWAP Gun trucks in Borno

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) gun trucks in air strikes conducted near Damasak in Northern Borno.

The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola disclosed in a statement on Sunday, said several terrorists were also killed in the attack

He said the attacks were executed by the The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE  yesterday, 5 January 2019, whilst providing close air support for ground troops at Damasak who were in pursuit of the terrorists who had attempted to breach their location.

“The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35M Helicopter Gunship engaged the group of terrorists’ gun trucks in successive waves of attacks as they retreated, destroying and immobilizing 3 of them while causing significant damage to others and neutralizing several terrorists.” Daramola said.

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