Nigerian Air Force neutralises gathering of boko haram terrorists

Martha Obi, Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force component of operation Lafiya dole has conducted an air interdiction mission on some remnants of the boko haram terrorists in a village 3.42 km Northeast of Mangosum.

Air Commodore Director of Public Relations and Information, Olatokunbo Adesanya said the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, had successfully provided air cover to troops of 27 Task Force Battalion thereby enabling them to repel an attack by the terrorists.

He said that the battle damage assessment conducted after the strike showed that several leaders of the boko haram terrorist group and their followers were killed during the attacks.

Meanwhile, a sizeable cache of weapons and equipment of the terrorists group were destroyed.

Omolayo.A