Military Raids Ijaw Militants Hideout in Ogun State

Armed Force
The Nigerian Military has continued the aerial bombardment of Fatola,
the hideout of militants and pipeline vandals in the Arepo area of Ogun
According to online reports, the air raid happened in yesterday
afternoon and was said to have lasted 30 minutes. A fighter jet fired
missiles at the Iroko creeks, leaving no fewer than 100 suspected
militants dead and their camps/shanties destroyed.
Residents were
caught unawares and had to run from their homes to avoid being hit during
the bombardment.
The Director of Defence Information, Brigadier
General Rabe Abubakar confirmed the air strikes. According to him, the
joint operation will continue until the area is secure and free from all
criminal gangs, either militants or vandals. However, he didn’t
ascertain the number of casualties from the strike. 


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