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Air strike in Borno state, Nigeria kills 34 ISIS fighters in West Africa


Borno – Nigeria Daily Scope – February 17, 2022. 06:04

34 ISIS fighters killed in Nigeria

  • At least 34 terrorists were killed in Marti by a coordinated aerial bombardment by the Nigerian army
  • Nine Nigerian Army soldiers were seriously injured when their convoy hit IEDs planted by terrorists in Malam Fatori
  • A military source confirmed that the rapidly deployed Super Tucano planes hit the terrorists’ hideout and killed dozens of them

At least 34 terrorists were killed in Marti, Borno State In a coordinated aerial bombardment by the Nigerian army.

Nine Nigerian Army soldiers were seriously injured when their convoy hit explosive devices planted by terrorists in Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area, Borno State.

The forces were said to have been on a mission to attack some close-knit Boko Haram fighters in Tumbun dan Katsina.

Meanwhile, it was gathered that the Nigerian Air Force, in conjunction with the forces of the Multinational Combined Task Force, MNJTF, on Wednesday carried out multiple airstrikes on camps in West Africa State, in Sabon Tumbu, a swampy area in Marte Local District, LGA, Borno State .

An intelligence source said that the coordinated attack by the military forces came after a report indicating that ISIS terrorists ISIS In West Africa, more than 100 of them on speedboats, they are seen in Sabon Tombo.

The source confirmed that the rapidly deployed Super Tucano planes hit the terrorists’ hideout and killed dozens of them.

He said, “The Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operation conducted within the general area indicates a tremendous affinity between terrorists who fled a military attack.”

He noted that the continuous air attacks affected the operational leadership of the militants, thwarting their plans to carry out major attacks on the military formations around Malam Fatori, Damasak, Gubio and Kwa.

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