Nigeria Carries Out Air Strikes Against Boko Haram

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Nigerian warplanes are carrying out air strikes against Boko Haram militant bases in northeast Borno state.

Nigeria starts air strikes against Boko Haram
Nigeria starts air strikes against Boko Haram


According to an official, Nigeria’s military is battling Boko Haram fighters at Bama, 70 km (45 miles) southeast of the Borno state capital Maiduguri. Air strikes have been carried out “on all the Boko Haram bases.”  “Bama today is the center of the military battle with the terrorists … Boko Haram is being repelled by the Nigerian troops as we are talking now,” the official said.