The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has repelled an attack
on a military base in Damasak, Borno State, by the Iswap faction of Boko Haram terrorists.
An assessment video showed that several gun trucks belonging to the terrorists were destroyed in the air strikes in the location north of Borno State.
The attacks were executed whilst providing close air support for the ground troops at Damasak who were in pursuit of the terrorists after they had attempted to attack their location.
The Nigerian Air Force MI-35m helicopter gunship engaged the group of terrorists’ gun trucks in successive waves of attacks as they retreated, destroying and immobilizing some of them, and killing several of the terrorists.