The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Component of Operation Lafiya Dole has conducted an attack on a location in Urga area close to Konduga, Borno state.
The Director Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Commodore Adesanya Olatokunbo said previous reports, gathered through Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms, “had indicated the presence of a large number of boko haram terrorists (BHT) in Durwawa settlement in the outskirt of Urga.”
Air Commodore Olatokunbo also said: “One Alpha Jet aircraft was detailed to carry out air interdiction on the target. Overhead the location, the aircraft acquired and attacked the target twice with bombs.”
He said “subsequent Battle Damage Assessment revealed that the aerial attack set off a fire, causing damage to the BHT structures within the settlement and neutralizing most of the BHTs while a few of them fled the location.”