NAF airstrikes eliminate three ISWAP commanders,Abou Maimuna, Abou Zahra, Saleh others fighters in Borno
By: Zagazola Makama
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Component of Operation HADIN KAI has nutrialised, three Commanders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), and several other fighters in Marte, and Kukawa in Borno State.
The commanders include; Abou Maimuna, Abou Zahra and Commander Saleh.
The operations which was coordinated by the new Air Component Commander of Operation Hadin Kai, Air Commodore UU Idris, was executed on January 10, after a NAF Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft spotted the terrorists moving in canoa.
Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama that the fighters were neutralized in successive strikes by the attack aircraft as they attempted to flee the location.
Sources confirmed that the three Commanders and some of their lieutenants on the canoe met their Waterloo during the strikes.
Meanwhile, other strikes were carried out around Ali Sherifti or Kwatan Shalla around Kukawa axis where another unconfirmed number of ISWAP Terrorists were killed.