The Operation Lafiya Dole Land And Air Components Repel Attack And Inflicted Heavy Casualties On Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists In Monguno, Borno State, Nigeria.
Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator,
Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, in a press conference today 14th June, 2020, while briefing news men said:
“The Ground troops of Sector 3 and Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE successfully repelled attack on Monguno town and inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram /Islamic State of West Africa terrorists who attempted to breach Munguno Town in Borno State on Saturday, 13 June 2020.
During the combined brave Sector 3 counter attack and precise ISR and munitions delivery by the Air Task Force, 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters were neutralized and 4 of their gun trucks destroyed. The troops also captured some of the terrorists and their equipment.”
“The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria commends the Land component and Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE for the dexterity and professionalism exhibited during this operation. The troops are further encouraged to remain resolute and decisive in their ground and air offensives in the theatre.” The General concluded.