NAF bombs Boko Haram hideout

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully destroyed a Boko Haram camp at Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno in an unexpected attack on the terrorists’ position.

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According to NAF Director of Public Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, intelligence report has indicated that Several Boko Haram Commanders who were wounded in a similar attack on the night of August 20, 2016, over 300, were believed to have been receiving treatment at the camp when the attack occurred.

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Famuyiwa said the latest strike followed the trail of the intelligence, with the aim of neutralizing the suspected leaders of the sect who are high value targets.

He said the NAF is yet to ascertain the casualty figure, but post-strike Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) mission shows that the degree of damage achieved was devastating as the buildings were engulfed by large fire as can be seen from the declassified video of the air operation.

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