Nigeria and Niger air forces launch coordinated air strikes on Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in a combined operation with the Nigerien Air Force on April 8th, launched a coordinated air strike on Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Director of Public Relations and Information, confirmed this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said that the air strikes were carried out at Arege and TumbunRago in Borno State where the Boko Haram terrorists were hiding. Adesanya said that subsequent reports revealed that during the first wave of attacks at Arege, several vehicles belonging to Boko Haram terrorists were totally destroyed, killing all the occupants in the process.