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NAF multiple Strikes Kill 30  Boko Haram, including 3 Commanders and injured 40 

NAF multiple Strikes Kill 30  Boko Haram, including 3 Commanders and injured 40 
 
By: Zagazola Makama 
 
Multiple airstrikes by two Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Super Tukano jets, have  killed a total of 30 Boko Haram terrorists including three Commanders  in Sambisa Forest.

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The terrorists were neutralised on January 1, after the NAF Jet rain bombs in four camps of the terrorists which included; Bula Jitoye, Halka Kojoye and Halka Alai, Bulamaye in Bama Local Government Area.

Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad, has released 2mins 50 seconds video where the Boko Haram fighters were seen on motorbikes, burning makeshift houses and vehicles and killing  few  members members of the ISWAP. 

This was in last than 24hours, after another  intense attacks between rival factions of ISWAP and Boko Haram broken   that lasted 14hours at TOUMBUN ALLURA and KANGAR areas.

The deadly rival attacks titled “battle of vengeance” was spearheaded by Ali Ngulde in company of other top commanders comprising of  Abu Nazir, Muke, Ba’a Isa, and Mallam Abubakar.

The sources said that the coordinated joint air and ground offensive, came barely hours after the terrorists deadly clashes within the general area. 
The sources noted that One of Commanders simply referred to as Captain or Medical Doctor was killed by the airstrikes in the camp of Bula Jitoye.

He also noted that the two others, (names yet to be comfirmed) were killed in Halka Kojoye and Halka Alai. 
The sources said that one of the terrorists was heard in an intercepted communication,  saying that “We are killing the ISWAP and seizing all their weapons. But our major problem is that the jets are killing us too.

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“On January 1, 2022,  We lost about 30 fighters including 3 of our commanders; Even Doctor was killed in the strikes. We want to fight them but we are afraid of the jet,”said one of the insurgents. 

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