Nigerian military begins airstrikes in Sambisa and parts of Gwoza

The Nigerian military says it has started airstrikes on Sambisa Forest and parts of Gwoza in Borno state. According to a statement posted on the Defence Headquarters Facebook page, many Boko Haram members have been killed as a result of the airstrikes. The statement below
A concerted air campaign by the Nigerian Air Force is ongoing in furtherance of the mission to clear terrorists from all their enclaves. The air strikes which today targeted the training camps and logistics dumps of the terrorists in Sambisa forests and parts of Gwoza have been highly successful as it achieved the aims with required precision. The death of a large number of terrorists has been recorded while many others are also scampering all over the forest and out of the struck bases. Details of casualty will be determined in subsequent phases of the operation. Meanwhile, the strikes continue in other locations of the theatre heralding the advance of troops and other elements of the mission

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