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According to a statement posted on NAF Facebook page, the operation, which commenced on October 2, 2016, would last for a few days.

It said series of air interdictions to take out a number of carefully selected targets in the Sambisa Forest will be conducted within this period.

The statement also noted that the Air Component of 'Operation Delta Safe' has continued to rid the creeks in the Niger Delta of illegal oil refineries and barges used for carrying stolen petroleum products.

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NAF said it destroyed illegal refineries and barges along the east of Isaa town, Borikiri, old Bakana as well as Bakana and Bille Communities, using the EC-135 helicopters.

The airforce expressed its unwavering commitment to stamping out what it described as "acts of economic sabotage" and illicit activities in the region.