Air strikes conducted by the Nigerian Military have killed a terrorist kingpin, Ali Dogo, also known as Yellow alongside his fighters in Kaduna state.
The Military informed that the Air Component of Operation Whirl Punch on 8 October 2022 based on credible intelligence carried out an air strike at Yadi in Giwa Local Government Area of the State.
The terrorist kingpin, and his foot soldiers were killed in a building were they were said to be hosting a meeting, according to a statement issued on Tuesday by Musa Danmadami, Director, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters .
“Yellow and his fighters were said to had relocated to Kaduna State following continued bombardment on his location in Niger State,” the statement read.
“Similarly, on the same day, following intelligence of some terrorist leaders and their foot soldiers convergence under tree covers for a meeting in the Northwest of Mando, Kaduna State, the Air Component also bombarded the location neutralizing scores of terrorists leaders and foot soldiers,” it added.
The military commended the troops of Operation Whirl Punch and encouraged the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.