Air Force Pounds Boko Haram Hideout Near Gwoza


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has successfully struck a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) location at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain general area about 10km Southwest of Gwoza in Northern Borno.

Intelligence report by Sister surface forces had it that remnants of fleeing BHTs were gathered at the location.

“This report was confirmed by NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft before combat platforms were called in to strike the location,” the Air Force said in a statement by Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, its Director of Public Relations and Information.

“Follow-up battle damage assessment confirmed that the air attack was successful as shown by the enclosed declassified footage of the operation,” the statement added.


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