Boko Haram: NAF Bombard Terrorists Holding Meeting In Sambisa Forest

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Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday bombarded Boko Haram terrorists holding a meeting inside Sambisa forest.

Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, said this in a statement on Saturday.

He noted that fighter jets conducted an air interdiction mission on a large structure in Talala, a location in Sambisa occupied by Boko Haram.

“Intelligence reports from NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms as well as Human Intelligence had revealed that a sizeable number of BHTs were holding a meeting in the blue-roofed building”, Adesanya said.

“Consequently, a NAF fighter aircraft was scrambled to attack the building.

“Subsequent Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) revealed that the building and its occupants were neutralized as a result of the air strike”.

NAF had initiated Operation RUWAN WUTA II, on 23 October 2017, to further decimate the ability of the sect to freely operate with a view to giving advantage to ground troops.

 

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