Following intelligence gathered from military surveillance, the Nigerian Military has successfully carried out an offensive against ISWAP, taking out 37 of them in Bula, Yobe State.
The Defence Headquarters confirmed that they were taken out during a joint military operation, comprising of both airforce and army troops.
The military airstrikes targeted Hideouts of ISWAP fighters in Jabullam and Yauma Wango in Abadam Local Government Area, and Parisu in Sambisa.
Several of the terrorists armoury were destroyed during the offensive.
NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, confirmed the success of the operation, “The operation coordinated by our Air Task Force and ground troops, resulted in the neutralization of the terrorists’ elements. We have also sustained aerial bombardments to rout the fleeing ISWAP-Boko Haram criminals.”