…inflicts devastating damage, casualty figure unascertained
Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Thursday, said its fighter jets have attacked a Boko Haram terrorists camp, where wounded terrorists were receiving treatments.
NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, DOPRI, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, who disclosed this in an update, said that the level of casualty was yet to be ascertained in the attack that inflicted devastated damage on the terrorists group.
He said the well-coordinated air operations wereconducted on August 29,
in the camp at Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno.
The DOPRI stated that some wounded commanders of the notorious sect were believed to be receiving treatment at the camp.
“Intelligence report has it that some Boko Haram terrorists commanders, who survived the air assault on the night of 20 August 2016 leading to the death of over 300 insurgents, had sustained serious injuries and were said to have relocated subsequently to the camp at Tumbun Rego for medical treatment.
“The latest strike followed the trail of this piece of intelligence to neutralise these suspected leaders of the sect who are high value targets.
“While the NAF is yet to ascertain the casualty figure, poststrike Battle Damage
Assessment,PBDA, mission shows that the degree of damage achieved was devastating as the buildings were engulfed by large fire as can be seen from the declassified video of the air operation,” the NAF spokesman stated.