VIDEO: After Garkida, NAF strikes Boko Haram’s enclave in Sambisa

The Air Force (NAF), the coordinating air of Operation Lafiya Dole, has destroyed some Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) structures and logistics facilities at Garin Maloma and Parisu in the Sambisa Forest general area of Borno State.

A statement by NAF Spokesperson, Ibikunle Daramola, said the were executed on 23 and 24 February 2020, as part of the ongoing Operation Rattle, Snake 3, based on credible intelligence reports indicating that elements of the BHTs that carried out the attack on Garkida in originated from camps within the Sambisa Forest.

“Consequently, the ATF dispatched its attack aircraft engage both locations, destroying several structures housing the terrorists as well as some of their logistics stores, which were seen engulfed in flames.

“The NAF, operating in concert surface forces, will sustain its air campaign shape the battlespace in the Northeast effective conduct of further ground and air operations.”