Nigerian Airforce jet bombards Boko Haram camps in Borno
A Nigerian Air Force jet has destroyed Boko Haram camps in Konduga area of Borno state in the northeast part of the country.
The Air Force confirmed the operation in a brief statement on Saturday, October 21.
According to the release, the operation was carried out on Thursday, October 19 by an Alpha jet carrying bombs.
The statement read: “On 19 October 2017, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducted an attack on a location in URGA area close to KONDUGA.
“Previous intelligence reports, gathered through Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions by NAF ISR platforms, had indicated the presence of a large number of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in DURWAWA settlement in the outskirt of URGA.
“Accordingly, one Alpha Jet aircraft was detailed to carry out air interdiction on the target. Overhead the location, the aircraft acquired and attacked the target twice with bombs.