Military Jets Destroy 20 Terrorists’ Boats, Kill Over 100 Fighters Military fighter jets deployed for Operation Hadin Kai destroyed 20 boats carrying over 100 Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in the Lake Chad region at the weekend. Photo Credit: Leadership News The air component of OPHK following credible intelligence on October 20, 2021 said about 20 boats with suspected Boko Haram /ISWAP terrorists were converging for a meeting on an Island in the Tumbuns on the Lake Chad and at Malam Fatori, deployed three NAF aircraft to carry out strikes.
The Nigerian army have responded to the allegations that they are pampering and feeding some repentant Boko Haram terrorists, who have caused harm and destroyed lives and property in our country. The war against insurgency in Nigeria has taken a new feat recently as the armed bandits and terrorists run for their lives in the forests or surrender their weapons to the armed forces.
Operation HADIN KAI was set up by the military to go after terrorists of the country, especially Boko Haram fighters responsible for the deaths of many Nigerians in the Northern region. Illustrative photo. This year alone, troops of Operation HADIN KAI have had several victories against Boko Haram, including bursting their supply houses.
The decade-long insurgency has enabled the Nigerian military to become an expert in counter-insurgency strategies. The lessons learned, include using ISR platforms to foresee and predict insurgent use of deception and ambush operations, as well as improvised explosives. Insurgents are no slouch trust me. They have devised ingenious methods to counter Nigeria's overwhelming superiority in conventional power by extensive planning of hostage-taking, ambush sites, the use of deception, the development of IEDs, suicide bombers, and the utilization of the internet and mass media as information outlets to further their cause.
(Photo Credit: HQ Nigerian Army) The pace at which the troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) and Joint Task Force in the Northeast has continued to bring joy to the heart of Nigerians has been too encouraging and commendable. Since the over 12 years of combating terrorism in Nigeria, Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists have not recorded defeat the way it has been recording defeat in recent time.
In recent times, and as a result of the introduction of "Operation Hadin Kai" by the NigerIan Military Forces against the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, there have been massive surrenders by the outlaws. And the number of them have climbed up to 3,000 in the country and 900 in Cameroon according to reports.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has recorded so much success in the fight against insurgency and banditry in the country, since the acquisition of Super Tucano fighter jets.Image credit: Google According to the latest report by Vanguard Newspaper, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), disclosed that its fighter aircraft under Operation Hadin Kai continued their onslaught on Boko Haram insurgent targets on islands and localities around Lake Chad with strikes on 20 boats ferrying Boko Haram terrorists for an attack.
The Nigerian Army has reportedly explained that the global convention for which Nigeria is signatory does not allow the killing of surrendered terrorists. Nigerian Tribune reported that the Army spokesperson, Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, made this known in an interview. He reiterated that troops deployed for “Operation Hadin Kai”accept surrendered Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists in conformity with the international laws and treaties of armed conflict.
According to a report from Sahara Reporters, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has claimed that it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers during the attack on a military base in Rann, Borno State. Recall that ISWAP fighters recently attacked a military unit and other locations in Rann town, Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, dislodging the Nigerian troops of Operation Hadin Kai stationed in the community.
The federal government has been trying to end the activities of insurgency in Nigeria since it started 12 years ago. Photo credit: Vanguard the The activities of Boko Haram terrorists and the Islamic State of Western African Province, ISWAP, have caused several deaths of innocent people and rendered many people homeless.
The federal government of Nigeria has never rested on its efforts to make sure the activities of Boko terrorists are brought to an end in Nigeria. Photo credit: Vanguard The Nigeria Army has made tremendous progress in the fight against insurgency since President Muhammadu Buhari took over the affairs of the country in 2015.
(Photo Credit: HQ Nigerian Army) Nigeria has been battling terrorism for over one decade, the Nigerian Military seems very close to crushing the deadly Boko Haram terrorists group. The combined effort of the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force has been so formidable causing serious casualties for Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and even bandits.
Reports coming in from North-East, Nigeria, indicated that no fewer than nineteen Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and their family members have allegedly dropped their weapons and surrendered to the Nigerian military at Njimia Alafa area of Borno State. Njimia Alafa is on the fringes of the troubled Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
In the North East, over 1,000 terrorists and their families have surrendered, and 27 people have been killed. According to the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), over 1,000 terrorists and their families have surrendered to the Operation Hadin Kai troops in the North East theater of operations.
(Photo Credit: HQ Nigerian Army) The recent event in Nigeria over terrorism has shown that the problem which Nigerians have lived with for over one decade will soon be over. Fighters of the notorious Boko Haram/ Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) have been surrendering to troops of the Nigerian Army.
The Nigerian Airforce announced on Thursday that it has really begun an enquiry into the purported aerial bombardment of settlements in Yobe State by warplanes while being on the trail of presumed Boko Haram insurgents. According to Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of NAF Public Relations, "Having followed information on Boko Haram/ISWAP activities along the Kamadougou Yobe River line, a jet from the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai was clarified to give a response to potential terrorist actions in the region along the Nigeria/Niger boundary at around 0600hrs on 15 September 2021."
Photo Credit To Google Stop Pampering Surrendered Boko Haram Terrorists – Senator Ndume Tells Nigerian Army Photo Credit To Sahara Repoters The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has said he does not agree that the surrendered Boko Haram terrorists should be given blanket amnesty or pampered by the Nigerian Army.
Information from the Nigerian Army has revealed that some top members of the Boko Haram, said to be commanders in their ranks, have repented and surrendered to some army troops in the region. According to reports, released by the Nigerian Army of the Operation Hadin Kai, over a hundred Boko Haram fighters, surrendered alongside their families, to the mercy of the troops as well as that of Nigerians.
On Saturday, 186 Boko Haram militants, commanded by their Amir, Manye Aga, surrendered to forces of Operation Hadin Kai at the Forward Operational Base (FOB) in Ajiri, according to the army high command. Over 200 Boko Haram fighters and their families have been pardoned by the Nigerian army.
COAS launches welfare flight for troops. Photo Credit: Google. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has inaugurated welfare flight for troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) who are proceeding on pass to and fro the theatre of operations.