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The Defence Headquarters on Saturday said the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralized some Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast.


Disclosing this feat, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche said the ATF destroyed a hideout of the terrorists in the Northeast, NAN reports.


A statement issued by Enenche in Abuja said the crews of the subsidiary Operation Hail Storm2, had on October 1, neutralized several terrorists and destroyed their hideouts at Maima and Tusuy near Warshale and Tongule along the Dikwa-Rann axis of Borno.


According to Enenche, credible intelligence reports and series of aerial surveillance missions lead to the neutralization of the terrorists.


Enenche said the Air Task Force dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships to engage the two locations.


“The attack aircraft scored devastating hits in the target areas, destroying some structures and neutralizing several of the terrorists,’’ he said.

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