The Nigerian Air Force using its Alpha-Jet provided combat air support to the ground force to attack the insurgents where they were observed to be mopping up to carry out a deadly attack on the village.
Consequently, a large number of the insurgents were killed and several others were injured. Thereafter, the NAF A-Jet conducted an armed reconnaissance along Bita-Gwoza road and through Yamtege, Hamdaga, Dure and Pulka.
The NAF will continue to give all necessary support to the ground force through its intensified and persistent efforts in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East until all portions of Nigerian soil is safe and free from the insurgents.
You are please requested to use your mass medium to disseminate this information for the awareness of the general public.
Air Commodore Dele Alonge
Director of Public Relations and Information
Nigerian Air Force