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VIDEO: How Military Helicopter Destroyed Boko Haram Fighters in Dapchi, Yobe State
The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on 18 May 2020, neutralized uncomfirmed number of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and destroyed 2 of their gun trucks on the outskirts of Dapchi Town in Yobe State.
The air operation was conducted following reports that BHT/ISWAP terrorists, in about 5 vehicles, had launched an attack on the Town.
A Helicopter Gunship was  scrambled to engage the terrorists and scored direct hits on their vehicles, destroying 2 of them and killing the occupants.
The Chief of the Air Staff commends the Air Task Force for their professionalism and directs them to remain resolute towards eradicating the the terrorists from the North East.
JOHN ENENCHE
Major General
Coordinator
Defence Media Operations
Defence Headquarters