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Nigerian Troops Kill 7 Boko Haram Members, Injure Hundreds In Sambisa Forest
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Nigerian Troops Kill 7 Boko Haram Members, Injure Hundreds In Sambisa Forest

Nigerian Army troops attached to the counter-insurgency scheme, Operation Lafiya Dole, and involved in Operation Deep Punch II have recorded major successes dealing  with Boko Haram  remnants of  Boko Haram remnants   hibernating in Sambisa forest and other locations in Northern Borno State. This was revealed in a statement signed by Brigadier-General SK Usman, Army Direct of Public Relations. On Friday afternoon, said the statement, Army troops, effectively backed by those from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), took on Boko Haram terrorists while advancing into Sambisa Forest. The encounter resulted in the killing of seven terrorists and gunshot injuries to over 100 others. In addition, the troops recovered one gun truck, one anti-aircraft gun, one machine gun, a pistol, large quanti...
Nigerian Air Force And COIN Operations – Analysis
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Nigerian Air Force And COIN Operations – Analysis

Nigeria has been trying to contain the insurgency confronting it with all possible means. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has started playing a major role in this mission and has intensified air operations in North Eastern Nigeria. NAF operations from December 20-22, 2017 neutralized scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) in Tumbun Rago, a settlement in the northern fringes of Borno state, bordering Lake Chad. The operations started with an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) mission. This was followed by air interdiction to strike the identified targets. Then came Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) missions after the strikes to assess the nature and extent of damage to the targets. Finally, follow on mop up operations by helicopter gunships at multiple locations enhanced the degre...
Sunday Aghaeze Visits Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram Enclave
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Sunday Aghaeze Visits Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram Enclave

The personal assistant to the President, state photographer, Mr Sunday Aghaeze, has shared photos from his visit to Boko Haram enclave at Camp Zairo in the dreaded and vast Sambisa forest in Borno state. This was during the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship which was held in the forest on Monday March 27.
Breaking: Boko Haram Attacks Military Location In Damaturu, Kills Captain, 5 Soldiers Dead
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Breaking: Boko Haram Attacks Military Location In Damaturu, Kills Captain, 5 Soldiers Dead

Boko Haram insurgents group has attacked a military location in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital on Saturday, killing five soldiers and a Captain in the process. Soldiers in Damaturu confirmed the development to our Correspondent on Sunday, saying they lost the officers after Boko Haram militants attacked the 27 Task Force Brigade located in Buni Yadi, one of the Boko Haram strongholds in that part of the state. The attack on Saturday evening was second since the Nigerian military claimed it has displaced the Boko Haram insurgents at Camp Zairo, said to be the Boko Haram last stronghold. It will be recalled that since the claim by the Nigerian military over the destruction of Camp Zairo in the Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram militants have made several attacks particularly in Borno, pr...

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