Monday, October 29, 2018

Nigeria: Nigerian Air Force repels Boko Haram attack at Gashigar

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The Nigerian Air Force, working in concert with the Nigerien Air Force provided support for Nigerian ground forces at the weekend and thwarted a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) attack at Gashigar in Borno.

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, in a statement on Sunday said the operation was carried out on Saturday.

”The operation was carried out overnight of October 27 and early morning of October 28, following a report from troops at Gashigar that their location was under attack.

”Accordingly, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform that was on a mission at another location was immediately redirected to Gashigar,” he said.

The News:
https://www.pulse.ng … higar-id9037815.html

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