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DHQ says military airstrike didn’t kill anglers in Lake Chad

The military says there was a current prohibition on fishing exercises inside the space.

The Defense Headquarters has excused the report of killing of 20 anglers in airstrike by the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai at Kwatan Daban Masara in the edges of the Lake Chad.

The Acting Director, Defense Media Operations, Brig.- Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, revealed this in an assertion on Thursday in Abuja.

Onyeuko clarified that the air Component, following up on tenable insight on the exercises of fear mongers in a distinguished ISWAP camp at the said area, led air strikes on the objective on Sept. 26.

He said the air ban was directed after cautious Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance missions uncovered the exercises of ISWAP components in the area.

As indicated by him, the knowledge accumulated was prepared and painstakingly investigated between the time of Aug. 19 and Sept. 23.

“People wearing battle vests and garbs distinguished as ISWAP-styled outfits were seen inside the camp.

“Besides, neither ladies nor youngsters were seen in or a?