In a statement by the Defence Spokesperson, Maj- Gen Chris Olukolade, "concerted air campaign by the Nigerian Air Force is ongoing in the forest to clear the terrorists from their enclaves.
He said Thursday’s air strikes, targeted at the training camps and logistics dumps of the terrorists in Sambisa forests and parts of Gwoza were “highly successful”.
According to him, high death rate was recorded on the side of the terrorists while many others were scampering out of the areas invaded by the military.
“Details of casualty will be determined in subsequent phases of the operation. Meanwhile, the strikes continue in other locations of the theatre heralding the advance of troops and other elements of the mission,”