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Boko Haram abandoned their camp and Flee into Sambisa Forest After Aerial Bombardment.

Some Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) have
abandoned their camp at Iza, Borno State, and fled into Samba Forest
after their location came under heavy air attacks by the Alpha Jets, the
military has said.
The Director of Public Relations and
Information (DOPRI), Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Group Captain Ayodele
Famuyiwa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, saying that NAF
Mi-35 Helicopter Gunship provided close air support for the ground
troops for the liberation of the camp.
According to Famuyiwa, “The success of
the air attack paved way for the follow-up clearance operation by own
troops of 121 Task Force Battalion who consolidated on the gains of the
air strikes to flush out the remnants of BHT as well as destroyed their
leftover camps”.
During the ground movement, he said, the
Mi-35 helicopter gunships were overhead to provide Close Air Support
for the advancing troops while the Beechcraft aircraft supported with
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.
The DOPRI said that the combined air and
land operation against the Boko Haram Sect was conducted during the
early hours of Tuesday,March 8, 2016.
He noted: “The fall of Iza and its
liberation by own troops further attests to the recent gains recorded by
the military in the combined efforts to rid the country of the menace
posed by the religious sect”.

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