Air Force jets strike fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in northern Borno

Posted by News Express | 25 February 2017 | 1,576 times

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•Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on counter-insurgency operation.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has attacked a Boko Haram terrorist location at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain area, about 10 kilometres Southwest of Gwoza in northern Borno.

A statement issued on Friday by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, indicated that intelligence report by sister forces had it that remnants of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists were gathered at the location.

This report, he said, was confirmed by NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft before combat platforms were called in to strike the location.

According to the statement, follow-up battle damage assessment confirmed that the air attack was successful.

Source: News Express

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