Boko Haram: Troops kill 48 ISWAP fighters, destroy camps in Lake Chad

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Boko Haram: Troops kill 48 ISWAP fighters, destroy camps in Lake Chad

By Balogun Damilola

 

The Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, and other coalition members, including the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Nigerien Air Force, have neutralized about 48 Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters and destroyed their camps at Dumba and Location Charlie on the fringes of the Lake Chad.

Chief of Military Public Information, MNJTF, Colonel Timothy Antigha, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

According to Antigha, the mission was achieved through combined air and artillery bombardments conducted on May 5.