NAF fighter jets don destroy insurgents artillery for Sambisa

NAF fighter jets don destroy insurgents artillery for Sambisa

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets on Friday successfully destroy one artillery piece wey insurgents sneak am enter Sambisa forest.

Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air force, yarn this one for one statement wey em release on Friday.

Adesanya talk say dem hide the artillery piece under one tree and na one NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft kon sight am when dem dey for patrol during the day for Sambisa general area.

He talk say na also like seven insurgents dey come out from under the tree whn dem see am.

He say,

“ The crew on board the ISR platform therefore, immediately called for air strikes by NAF combat platforms.

“Following the alert, one Alpha Jet and one F-7Ni fighter aircraft were scrambled for air interdiction on the artillery piece.

“The Alpha Jet and F-7Ni strikes were observed to have hit the target. Thereafter, the Alpha Jet strafed the area with rockets and the location of the artillery piece was completely engulfed in an inferno.

“Subsequently, Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) footage by a NAF ISR aircraft revealed that the strikes were successful as the artillery piece was neutralised,”

 

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