Nigeria Air Force destroys terrorists hideout

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) -THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has killed an unspecified number of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at a forest said to be a stronghold of the insurgents.
The Intelligence,Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission was carried over Parisu,in the Sambisa forest northeast of the country.
Olatokunbo Adesanya,NAF spokesperson,said during the ISR mission,a
large group of terrorists was seen converging under a tree close to a
prominent zinc-roofed structure.
Part of the structure was concealed by the foliage of a tree, making it a seemingly unobtrusive gathering point for the terrorists, the official said.A confirmatory ISR mission indicated the structure was a Boko Haram hideout, housing a large number of terrorists and accordingly, the NAF detailed fighter aircraft to strike the target in succession.
The structure was struck four times.“Subsequent Battle Damage
Assessment revealed that the hideout was completely reduced to rubble and several terrorists were killed while a few of them were seen evacuating the casualties,” Adesanya said.NAF is a component of the military battling the Boko Haram sect in the northeast, where it seeks to establish an Islamic State
– CAJ News

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