NAF air strike kill insurgents at Sambisa

A coordinated attack launched by the aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force has bombed Bula Korege area of Borno State. Scores of Boko Haram terrorists were holding a meeting on the fringes of Sambisa Forest were reported to have have died in the attack. The strikes, which were coordinated by the Air Task Force of


A coordinated attack launched by the aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force has bombed Bula Korege area of Borno State.

Scores of Boko Haram terrorists were holding a meeting on the fringes of Sambisa Forest were reported to have have died in the attack.

The strikes, which were coordinated by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole.

Airforce said on Monday that the insurgents were attacked on Saturday where they were holding meeting, following “successive days of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions, coupled with human intelligence reports.”

The military surveillance found some buildings within the settlement used as logistics base from where the insurgents launched attacks against troops of the Nigerian Army and civilians.

The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola confirmed the air strikes in a release.

He explained that the NAF, operating in concert with surface forces, would sustain its operations against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East.

He said, “The ATF has decimated a location at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest being used by the Boko Haram as a meeting venue.

“The attack was conducted on Saturday following successive days of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance missions, coupled with human intelligence reports”.

According to him, “a fighter aircraft attacked the hideout, scoring hits within the target area and leading to significant degrading of the Boko Haram structures as several terrorists were also killed”.(punch/NEWEPAD)

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