Nigerian Air Force Commences Air Strikes in Sambisa Forest

Nigeria Air forceAccording to a statement on the Defence Headquarters’ Facebook page, the Nigerian Airforce has commenced air strikes in Sambisa Forest and parts of Gwoza in Borno State.

The statement titled, More Terrorists Die as Air Campaign Gets Results in Sambisa and Gwoza reads:

A concerted air campaign by the Nigerian Air Force is ongoing in furtherance of the mission to clear terrorists from all their enclaves. The air strikes which today targeted the training camps and logistics dumps of the terrorists in Sambisa forests and parts of Gwoza have been highly successful as it achieved the aims with required precision. The death of a large number of terrorists has been recorded while many others are also scampering all over the forest and out of the struck bases. Details of casualty will be determined in subsequent phases of the operation.

Meanwhile, the strikes continue in other locations of the theatre heralding the advance of troops and other elements of the mission.

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