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70 ISWAP terrorists killed in airstrikes at Lake Chad

Over 70 Islamic State affiliated fighters have been killed in an air strike in the Lake Chad area, at the border with Niger Republic.

The Nigerian Air Force said aircrafts from both Nigeria and Niger Republic took part in the operation.

Airforce spokesman Edward Gabkwet said they carried out airstrikes on April 14 at Tumbun Rego and a nearby training camp, using aircraft from both Nigeria and Niger.

Gabkwet said;

“Missions over the suspected locations… conducted on 13 April 2022 specifically sighted large number of terrorists, a likely logistics camp.

As a result, they carried out airstrikes on April 14 at Tumbun Rego and a nearby training camp, using aircraft from both Nigeria and Niger, he added in a statement.

“Over 70 ISWAP terrorists were either eliminated or severely injured.”

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