The Multinational Joint Task Force in collaboration with the nationwide Air Process Power on Sunday destroyed and neutralised tools and terrorists of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in elements of Borno and Chad Republic.
The Chief of Army Public Info for MNJTF, Col. Timothy Antigha, who disclosed this in an announcement from its Headquarters N’Djamena – Chad on Monday stated that the terrorists’ weapons, ammunition and logistics had been destroyed in Tumbum Rego through the weekend.
Antigha defined that air interdictions performed by MNJTF and nationwide Air Process Power efficiently attacked and killed a number of fighters and knocked out tools on Saturday.
In keeping with him, the assault was launched because the terrorists ready to launch an offensive on troop’s location.
Antigha stated that the battle harm evaluation had indicated that the air interdiction had a devastating affect, as pockets of ISWAP construct up, including that logistics hidden underneath bushes in Tumbum Rego had been destroyed.
He added that ISWAP belongings in Mallam Zuberu and Alagarno had been additionally focused and neutralised.
In keeping with him, improvised explosive units planted by ISWAP operatives in Layi Koura space of Nguigmi in Niger Republic had been additionally found and defused by troops.
“It will be recalled that previously couple of weeks, ISWAP suicide bombers struck in Kaiga – kindjiria; a rural neighborhood within the Republic of Chad in addition to Gubio in Borno.
“This was in an effort by ISWAP to revamp its dream of creating a caliphate in elements of Northern Nigeria and different areas of the Lake Chad Basin.
“This blow by the MNJTF will additional plunge the management and followership of ISWAP into extra despair,” he stated.