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Soldiers stand guard as attendants unload the casket containing the body of Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu from a military helicopter in Nnewi, Nigeria on Thursday, March 1, 2012. The city where Ojukwu lived is preparing for the burial of the civil war leader at his home here on Friday. Nigeria's 1960s civil war, between the federal government and Ojukwu's breakaway Republic of Biafra, killed 1 million people. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

‘Ruwan Wuta’ II: Fighter jets bombs terrorists meeting point in Sambisa

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Nigerian Air Force (NAF)says it has killed several Boko Haram terrorists after an air strike on a building where the terrorist were holding meeting in Sambisa forest.
NAF initiated Operation “RUWAN WUTA II”, on 23 October 2017, to further decimate the ability of the terrorists to freely operate in the general area of the North east, and to give advantage to the groud troops.
According to a statement by NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF conducted an air interdiction mission 30 October 2017 on a blue-roofed structure in TALALA, a location it described as Boko Haram Terrorists infested area in Sambisa, after which it gathered that the terrorists were holding meeting inside the structure.
“Intelligence reports from NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms as well as Human Intelligence had revealed that a sizeable number of Boko Haram terrorists were holding a meeting in the blue-roofed building,” he said. “Consequently, a NAF fighter aircraft was scrambled to attack the building.
“Subsequent Battle Damage Assessment revealed that the building and its occupants were neutralized as a result of the air strike,”
He said through the Operation “Ruwan wuta” the Nigerian Air Force would continue to rain significant attack on the terrorists hideout, “ with intensive day and night aerial bombardment.”


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