Boko Haram: Air Force Intensifies Operations In North East, Neutralizes Insurgents
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has intensified its air operations in North Eastern Nigeria and in the process, neutralized scores of Boko Haram terrorists in Tumbun Rago, a settlement at the northern fringes of Borno State bordering Lake Chad.
The Director Public Relations and Information Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya said “during a routine Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission, a NAF ISR platform sighted Boko Haram terrorists activities at Tumbun Rago, occupied by Albarnawi faction”.
Accordingly, fighter aircraft and helicopters were detailed for air interdiction over the location on 21 December 2017.
He said” ‘‘the fighter aircraft took turns to unleash their armament on the location“.