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Air Force degrades Boko Haram assets

28 October 2015, 14:36

Abuja - Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has reported successful airstrikes that destroyed the Boko Haram sect’s vehicle workshops, fuel and ammunition dumps all within the Sambisa forest.

Air Commodore Dele Alonge, Director of Public Relations and Information at NAF, said this was part of a renewed drive to further degrade the terror group’s assets.

He said the feat by the Nigerian Air Force came as a result of a painstaking Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) efforts by the NAF’s Unmanned Aerial vehicle (UAV) and ATR-42 platforms.

Also read: Boko Haram members renounce membership in Borno

“In view of the above, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar wishes  to  assure  all  Nigerians  that  with  these  successful  strikes  on  the insurgents, their capabilities have been further degraded to pave the way for the final onslaught by the land forces to meet the Commander-in-Chief, President Mohammadu Buhari’s directives to bring insurgency in the North-East to an end,” said Alonge.

- CAJ News


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