The Nigerian Air Strength (NAF) on Fri bombed a gathering of Islamic Province’s of Westward Africa Province (ISWAP) members.
The coming together was presided over by the new leader (Wali), Sani Shuwaram.
Fighter jets shelled locations at Sabon Tumbun and Jibularam under Marte Local Authorities Area in Borno Province.
The surgical procedure, which involved Nigerian Regular army troops, targeted Shuwaram and heads of units.
The airstrikes were executed after an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance study by the Air Task Strength (ATF).
A counter-terrorism officer told PRNigeria that many jihadists were killed, including high-ranking insurgents, human foot soldiers and Hisbah Police force of ISWAP.
“A ground assessment confirmed some ISWAP top commanders were at the scene at the time of the strikes.
“They include Muhammed Bako, Special Militant Forces Commander (Rijal Ann); Muhammad Malumma, Primary Justice of Marte; Goni Mustapha, Primary Imam; Muhammed Ba’ana, Commander of Kirta.
“Muhammed Ali, Amir of Kwalaram; Ibn Umar, Primary Prosecutor; Bakura Gana, Commander of Jubularam; and Malam Musa, Amir of Jubularam”, the source said.
It is still unclear whether Shuwaram was strike by the strikes. The war machine is conducting farther surveillance of the full general area.
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